Old Bridge, NJ – June 2, 2017 – Rita Gigante, author of ‘The Godfather’s Daughter: An Unlikely Story of Love, Healing, and Redemption” will speak at the Old Bridge Public Library on Sat. June 17th at 2pm.
Rita Gigante’s family seemed like many others in her suburban NJ neighborhood. But they had a secret – her father was the notorious crime boss Vincent “the Chin” Gigante, the leader of the Genovese crime family in New York City. However, she was kept in the dark about his underworld activities until she was 16. Gigante will share her real-life father-daughter tale of betrayal and faith, violence and love, and talk about coming to terms with her father, her faith, and coming out to her family. Copies of the book will be available to purchase and a book signing will follow the presentation.
The Old Bridge Public Library was recently voted one of the three Best Public Libraries in Middlesex County by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about this and other Library programs can be found at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.