When Lynda Lustig met Louie Milito, she was a sixteen-year-old high-school dropout with a style for journey and an agonizing childhood. Once they had been married two years later, he was not but a made man within the highly effective Gambino crime household. Louie was a hairdresser who dabbled in petty thievery. However Lynda was so comfortable to be out of her domineering moms loveless home. And over time, she was keen to forgive her husband for something: his violent rages, his frequent absences, his shady associates, and the blood on his fingers. For twentyfour years Lynda Milito remained loyal to this charming and harmful prison -- her childrens father and shut buddy of crime boss John Gotti and underboss Sammy the Bull Gravano. However in 1988, Louie Milito disappeared, murdered by the very folks he had all the time trusted to guard him. Against the law story, a household story, a love story, Mafia Spouse is the shockingly intimate, brutally trustworthy story of a survivor -- and of the life she lived at midnight bosom of the underworld.