By Joe Giordano
Leonardo Robustelli leaves Naples in 1905 to hunt his fortune. Carlo Mazzi dedicated homicide and escaped. Azzura Medina is an American of Italian mom and dad. She’s bold yet strictly managed by means of her mom. Leonardo and Carlo vie for her affection. Azzura, Leonardo, and Carlo confront con males, Tammany corridor politicians, the longshoreman’s union, Camorra clans, Black Hand extortion, and the Tombs prison.
Read or Download Birds of Passage: An Italian Immigrant Coming of Age Story PDF
Best coming of age fiction books
“He learned his worthy in the course of the sanctity of these who enjoyed him. ”My identify is Harley. i used to be thrown away while i used to be a toddler. yet i used to be came across by means of angels that folded me of their wings and added me to a secure position. It wasn’t heaven; it used to be imperfect in ways in which mere mortals are apt to gaum issues up, however it used to be with reference to paradise, specially for a tender ‘un; with creeks to swim, hollers and funky, deep woods to discover; and hillsides on which to put down within the solar, surrounded by way of fields of wildflowers and the whisper of the wind within the lengthy, waving grass.
Opposed to a heritage of civil rights demonstrations, protests of the Vietnam warfare and the growing to be experience of the absurd fostered by means of the counter-culture, the Mikkelsons, Line, Marty and Paul, start to locate their ft. As they circulate into lives in their personal, even though, ties with their mom and dad stretch thinner.
“The night was once unfolding like a dream. The eating place had saved its delivers carried through the web site and introduced a perfectly intimate surroundings. . .. . Now, again of their domestic, the guy took his wife's hand and sat at the sofa in entrance of the large fire. Then he reached over and pulled his lady in the direction of him.
Sullo sfondo di una Toscana “slow”, dalla splendida natura e patria del buon vivere, si intrecciano le esistenze di diversi personaggi: Alberto, ragazzo cardiopatico che da anni non esce di casa e ha interposto un muro fra sé e il mondo; Federico, studente squattrinato; Ale, windsurfista e appassionato di gite nella natura; Franco, viveur coinvolto in loschi affari.
Extra info for Birds of Passage: An Italian Immigrant Coming of Age Story
Birds of Passage: An Italian Immigrant Coming of Age Story by Joe Giordano