Introducing “Me and The General”

Unveiling the Untold Stories of Friendship, Betrayal, and Redemption in the Shadow of Infamy

UNITED STATES, May 15, 2024 / — Author Rosemary Valenti Guarnera unveils an enthralling biography, “Me and The General,” delving into the intricate life of Ralph Liguori, a man whose destiny intersected with the legendary Charles “Lucky” Luciano, known as the Boss of all Bosses.

In this captivating non-fiction narrative, Valenti Guarnera takes readers on a mesmerizing journey through the tumultuous life of Ralph Liguori, whose path became intertwined with the enigmatic figure of Lucky Luciano and the ambitious prosecutor, Thomas E. Dewey. From the heart-wrenching loss of his father in his youth to the roaring twenties and the hardships of the Great Depression, Liguori’s story is one of resilience, temptation, and loyalty.

The narrative unfolds against the backdrop of the 1936 New York prostitution trial, a pivotal moment that exposes the intricate web of deceit and betrayal orchestrated by Dewey, leading to the incarceration and subsequent exile of both Liguori and Luciano. Through Valenti Guarnera’s vivid prose, readers are immersed in the captivating world of organized crime, where alliances are forged and broken, and the line between good and evil blurs.

“I was honored when Ralph Liguori entrusted me with his remarkable story,” said author Rosemary Valenti Guarnera. “His friendship with Lucky Luciano and the events surrounding the 1936 trial are a testament to the complexities of human nature and the enduring power of loyalty.”

Rosemary Valenti Guarnera’s illustrious career spans across continents, from her early days at the ABC affiliate WEWS-TV Channel 5 to her endeavors in Rome, Italy, where she became intimately acquainted with Ralph Liguori and his compelling tale. Her dedication to preserving Liguori’s legacy shines through in “Me and The General,” offering readers a rare glimpse into a chapter of history shrouded in mystery and intrigue.

“Me and The General” is not merely a biography but a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the enduring bonds of friendship. As readers embark on this extraordinary journey, they will be captivated by the untold stories of the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, and the shadowy world of organized crime.

About the Author:

Rosemary Valenti Guarnera is an acclaimed author with a diverse background spanning journalism, international relations, and literature. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she embarked on a journey that led her to Rome, Italy, where she became immersed in the rich tapestry of Italian culture. Through her writing, she endeavors to shed light on untold stories and preserve the legacies of remarkable individuals like Ralph Liguori. “Me and The General” is her latest literary masterpiece, offering readers a compelling glimpse into a bygone era.

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