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Italian-American Fusion By Colonel John C. Liburdi
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Italian-American Fusion is a truly unique book that delivers a positive message, provides fascinating insights, and is really fun to read. Plus, the extensive website list in back gives quick access... More > to a spectrum of Italian-American information and culture. The book is all about Italy’s positive influence on the United States; that is, Italian involvement in the building of this nation, sustaining the well-being of its people, and enhancing the character of America. Italian-American readers will quickly come to realize why they’re held in such high esteem by their fellow citizens. They’ll also understand why it’s perfectly sensible to be a patriotic American and to simultaneously be proud of their Italian heritage. For readers who aren’t of Italian descent, this book will help them develop an appreciation of the wide range of contributions that Italians and Italian-Americans have made to this great nation.< Less
Italian-American Fusion By Colonel John C. Liburdi
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Italian-American Fusion is a truly unique book that delivers a positive message, provides fascinating insights, and is really fun to read. Plus, the extensive website list in back gives quick access... More > to a spectrum of Italian-American information and culture. The book is all about Italy’s positive influence on the United States; that is, Italian involvement in the building of this nation, sustaining the well-being of its people, and enhancing the character of America. Italian-American readers will quickly come to realize why they’re held in such high esteem by their fellow citizens. They’ll also understand why it’s perfectly sensible to be a patriotic American and to simultaneously be proud of their Italian heritage. For readers who aren’t of Italian descent, this book will help them develop an appreciation of the wide range of contributions that Italians and Italian-Americans have made to this great nation.< Less
Where's the Minestrone? An Italian American Explores Italy By Peter Carusone
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Minestrone is a chance to see Italy for the first time through the eyes of an Italian American who thought he knew what it meant to be ‘Italian.’ You will see the beauty of this wonderful... More > country and feel the warmth of its people. But you also will be amazed and even shocked by the many surprises awaiting your first encounters with the food, the Italian bathroom, the bus ticket Gestapo, the housing, shopping, driving and parking, Italian laundry, the labor strikes and a ‘fortress mentality’ that manifests itself in a profusion of walls, gates, guard dogs and convoluted security devices. Do you know how hard it is to find minestrone soup in Italy? Or pepperoni pizza? Did you know that Italian American food is actually more authentic than Italian food? It's true! Where’s the Minestrone is a fun and family narrative replete with sentimentality, cross-cultural comparisons and outrageous humor.< Less
LAUROPOLI and OTHER THOUGHTS ABOUT the ITALIANS By Robert J. Golden
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Second Edition -- The ancestral village of the Author's family, in a remote and unspoiled part of Southern Italy, has an unusual history. Founded in the 18th Century by a progressive noblewoman on... More > the site of an ancient Greek acropolis, it was a model penal settlement, putting to shame the harsh conditions suffered by the convicts who began to be transported to Australia 23 years later. Also included in the book are a collection of essays expressing hopefully fresh insights into Italian history, language, and culture. This updated edition adds substantial information, which may be new to American readers, about the Serra family and Cardinal Ruffo, "The Fighting Cardinal."< Less
LAUROPOLI and OTHER THOUGHTS ABOUT the ITALIANS By Robert J. Golden
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Second Edition -- The ancestral village of the Author's family, in a remote and unspoiled part of Southern Italy, has an unusual history. Founded in the 18th Century by a progressive noblewoman on... More > the site of an ancient Greek acropolis, it was a model penal settlement, putting to shame the harsh conditions suffered by the convicts who began to be transported to Australia 23 years later. Also included in the book are a collection of essays expressing hopefully fresh insights into Italian history, language, and culture. This updated edition adds substantial information, which may be new to American readers, about the Serra family and Cardinal Ruffo, "The Fighting Cardinal."< Less
Lauropoli: And Other Thoughts about the Italians: Second Edition By Robert J. Golden
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The ancestral village of the Author's family, in a remote and unspoiled part of Southern Italy, has an unusual history. Founded in the 18th Century by a progressive noblewoman on the site of an... More > ancient Greek acropolis, it was a model penal settlement, putting to shame the harsh conditions suffered by the convicts who began to be transported to Australia 23 years later. Also included in the book are a collection of essays expressing hopefully fresh insights into Italian history, language, and culture. This updated edition adds substantial information, which may be new to American readers, about the Serra family and Cardinal Ruffo, "The Fighting Cardinal."< Less
The Other Side of Tuscany, First Edition By Nancy Stolfo Corti
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The telling of a story isn't in the facts, it's in the poetry; the rhythm, the phrasing, the pacing, the drama, the display of images that enchant and draw you forth, turning page after page,... More > wondering what will happen next, what strings of words will light your spirit like a new constellation in the sky, what strings of your heart will be touched, aching and comforted, puzzling and inspiring. The Other Side of Tuscany winds you through the bright sides and the dark sides over and over as life moves on. Coincidences. Dreams that foreshadow. Mysteries. Danger ever near. Haunting graces. Seeming miracles; lives spared, lives extended, lives renewed. This is the story of an extraordinary young woman whose talents, beauty and passion for life and love will move you; all of it true...except, the names of the guilty and the innocent.< Less
The Other Side of Tuscany, First Edition By Nancy Stolfo Corti
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The telling of a story isn't in the facts, it's in the poetry; the rhythm, the phrasing, the pacing, the drama, the display of images that enchant and draw you forth, turning page after page,... More > wondering what will happen next, what strings of words will light your spirit like a new constellation in the sky, what strings of your heart will be touched, aching and comforted, puzzling and inspiring. The Other Side of Tuscany winds you through the bright sides and the dark sides over and over as life moves on. Coincidences. Dreams that foreshadow. Mysteries. Danger ever near. Haunting graces. Seeming miracles; lives spared, lives extended, lives renewed. This is the story of an extraordinary young woman whose talents, beauty and passion for life and love will move you; all of it true...except, the names of the guilty and the innocent.< Less
The Other Side of Tuscany By Nancy Stolfo Corti
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This version was the initial release, prior to First Edition. The telling of a story isn't in the facts, it's in the poetry; the rhythm, the phrasing, the pacing, the drama, the display of images... More > that enchant and draw you forth, turning page after page, wondering what will happen next, what strings of words will light your spirit like a new constellation in the sky, what strings of your heart will be touched, aching and comforted, puzzling and inspiring. The Other Side of Tuscany winds you through the bright sides and the dark sides over and over as life moves on. Coincidences. Dreams that foreshadow. Mysteries. Danger ever near. Haunting graces. Seeming miracles; lives spared, lives extended, lives renewed. This is the story of an extraordinary young woman whose talents, beauty and passion for life and love will move you; all of it true...except, the names of the guilty and the innocent.< Less
My Father Dug the Coal Mines Black By Guillermo William V. Castaneda
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Guillermo V. Castaneda grew up in Southern Colorado near the coal- mining town of Trinidad. In this story, he tells of how he was raised not only in the Mexican and American cultures, but also in... More > the unlikely culture of Italian.< Less