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Words are Stone: Impressions of Sicily by Carlo Levi

Carlo Levi’s Words Are Stone is an unrecognized classic in the travel book genre. However, this is not a travel book for the sightseeing tourist...
After Laughing Comes Crying, Sicilian Immigrants on Louisiana, Joseph L Cacibauda, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

After Laughing Comes Crying: Sicilian Immigrants on Louisiana Plantations by Joseph L Cacibauda

Joseph L Cacibauda, a second-generation Sicilian American, is an elementary school teacher who was born and lived in the New Orleans area. After...
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Esty: A Novel/Memoir by Lawrence. W. DiStasi and Margaret Weisz DiStasi

As its title indicates, Esty: A Novel/Memoir is a fusion of literary genres, both memoir and fiction. The core of the work is a memoir that DiStasi’s...
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Corda e Sapone: how the Italians were lynched in the USA

Patrizia Salvetti is professor of Political Science, La Sapienza Rome. In addition to her permanent assignment at La Sapienza, she has also been a...
Senzio Mazza with young poet Gero Miceli

Pizzini d'amuri - The charm of Sicilian poetry

Sicilian poet Senzio Mazza was born in 1934 in Linguaglossa, Sicily. Throughout his long, successful career, he has won many prizes, including most...

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