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Brooklyn NY: A Grim Retrospective: A Memoir
by Jerry Castaldo

Published: 2012-04-18
Paperback : 228 pages
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This explosive autobiographical volume is a gripping account of entertainer Jerry Castaldo growing up on the mean streets of Brooklyn, NY, his agonizing descent into the darkness of the city's underbelly and his desperate struggle back to normalcy.

Celebrated NY Post columnist, author and ...
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This explosive autobiographical volume is a gripping account of entertainer Jerry Castaldo growing up on the mean streets of Brooklyn, NY, his agonizing descent into the darkness of the city's underbelly and his desperate struggle back to normalcy.

Celebrated NY Post columnist, author and playwright Chip Deffaa edited this dark, yet highly inspirational story. 


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  "Grit, determination, perserverance"by zodejodie4 (see profile) 04/05/14

Jerry's story is certainly an amazing one & it is to his credit that with his many struggles & the difficulties he faced that he did, in fact, never give up. The fact he's still here to make the brave... (read more)

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