Could you tell us a little bit about yourself?
Marie Capone is the granddaughter of Al Capone’s business partner and brother,
Ralph Capone. She has shared her recollections of the extensive time
she spent with her Uncle Al on the History Channel, on NBC’s Today show,
and on radio programs nationwide including Coast to Coast Radio, the Mancow
show, the Jeff Rense show, Texas Public Radio, and CBS radio in several
cities. Her compelling story has been covered on the front page of
the Sunday Telegraph in the
Describe your book ‘Uncle Al Capone - The Untold Story from Inside His Family’ in 30 words or less.
Deirdre Capone, the last living Capone, has spent her life
trying to reconcile her memory of Uncle Al with the legendary criminal and heal
the scars of growing up a member of perhaps the most notorious family in
What was the hardest part of writing your book?
Trying to disprove all of the myths that other authors tried to accuse Al Capone of doing such as the Valentine's Day Massacre. Also sitting at a computer all day, every day writing and rewriting.
What books have had the greatest influence on you?
Books that give the reader hope for a better life.
Briefly share with us what you do to market your book?
I recently spent four days out on
How do you spend your time when you are not writing?
My husband and I are retired. I enjoy playing golf, mah jong, bridge and working out.
What are you working on next?
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