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Sicilian Proverbs and Sayings By Vito Quattrocchi
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Sicilian Proverbs and Sayings -- Sicilians are a very peculiar people. They have their own way of looking at life, and it is apparent in their proverbs. It seems that for every problem that life... More > throws their way they have a proverb to fit the circumstance. All of life's contrarieties are explained away by wise sayings. This book contanis many of the folk proverbs that Sicilians still use on a day to day basis. A must for anyone interested in the Sicilian culture.< Less
Benedicaria - Novena to the Saints By Vito Quattrocchi
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Benedicaria, the Sicilian and Southern Italian spiritual tradition uses novenas as a powerful spiritual tool for creating change in the mundane world. Learn how to use the spiritual novena, to... More > enhance your life and that of your loved ones. Create a personal novena to your patorn saint, using the proper color candles,and the proper day. Enhance your knowledge of the ancient craft of Benedicaria with these powerful novenas.< Less
Meditations on The Holy Rosary By Vito Quattrocchi
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Meditations on the mysteries of the Holy Rosary. A deeper understanding of the hidden mysteries within the school of prayer known as the Rosary.
Benedicaria- Magical Catholicism By Vito Quattrocchi
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Benedicaria, Folk Magic of Southern Italy. a combination of Roman Catholic tradition and ancient southern Italian Folk Magic. Novenas to the Saints, healing, how to remove the evil eye,How to... More > remove a ghost from the house, how Saint Anthony will help you find your ideal mate, and every day blessings of the Sicilian and Southern Italian peasantry. 189 pages.< Less
The Legend of the Haunted Rocca Busambra Mountains of Western Sicily By Vito Quattrocchi
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Angelo Quattrocchi was a very stubborn man, and so he ignored the old woman, Santucch, the village seer and practitioner of Benedicaria, when she warned him not to defy the evil creatures called... More > "The Gregori," the old ones of the mountains,who held the village of Corleone in a grip of fear and extortion by the use of an ancient and evil magic . However,defy them he did, setting off a series of events that began a spiritual war that lasted thirteen years. The folk magic tradition of Benedicaria comes alive in this legendary adventure story of True love, revenge, and heroism set in the heart land of Western Sicily.< Less
The Honorable Man -Thoughts on Life, Death and the World By Vito Quattrocchi
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"The Honorable Man" is a series of specially selected quotations that envelop the Machismo of the stiletto fighting culture common to Western Sicily. Rich with masculine ideals of Pride,... More > Honor and Tradition. This book teaches how to walk as a Man of Honor in a world that is hostile and often violent. 125 pages of quotations and pictures depicting Sicily and its masculine culture.< Less
The Sins of the Fathers The Life and Times of a Mafioso By Vito Quattrocchi
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The Sins of the Fathers chronicles the life and times of Tony Messina, a Sicilian immigrant to the United States. This sweeping narrative takes us from Tony's formative years in the street gangs of... More > Hoboken, New Jersey, a bustling waterfront town in the looming shadow of New York City, to the startling violence and barbarity of the Vietnam conflict. Upon returning home, Tony is swept into the ruthlessly violent world of his family, the Messinas, the ruling Mafia clan of Hudson County, New Jersey. Returning from a war in which he fought as a soldier for his country only to reunite with a family who desires him to act as a soldier in their service, Tony is torn by conflicting pathos of familial duty and a desire for personal redemption. The Sins of the Fathers offers us a look into the inner-circle of a powerful crime family, the corruption, violence, and brutality therein and the story of one man's Odyssey through this blighted human landscape illustrating that redemption is always at hand. 480 pages< Less
The Sicilian Blade II: The Teachings of Don Giuseppe Quattrocchi By Vito Quattrocchi
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Learning the art and philosophy of the ancient and mysterious discipline of Siclian stiletto dueling. Maestro Vito Quattrocchi relates the history of his training in rural Sicily in the early 1970's... More > under the tutelage of his grandfather, Don Giuseppe Quattrocchi.< Less
Sicilian Stiletto Fighting The Way of Honor By Vito Quattrocchi
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This is the master tome of the Sicilian Stiletto Fighting series. All of the works of Don Vito Quattrocchi on the Art and Science of the Art of San Michele. From basic techniques to the mind-set of... More > the Sicilian Stiletto fighter. 425 pages, and hundreds of photographs and pictures of moves, thrusts and parries. Many of the photographs are from Don Vito's private collection. Also, an inner look at the philosophy of this Southern Italian Fighting Art. A must for all students of the San Michele Stiletto Fighting System.< Less
The Spirit of The Sicilian Stiletto Fighter By Vito Quattrocchi
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Another book by Vito Quattrocchi the author of the Sicilian Blade series, This book teaches you the inner mind set that you MUST have in order to survive a blade to blade confrontation. This book is... More > for all students of Sicilian Stiletto Fighting.< Less