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Italian American Writers on New Jersey

An Anthology of Poetry and Prose

Italian American Writers on New Jersey( )
Contribution by: Gillan, Jennifer
Gillan, Maria Mazziotti
Giunta, Edvige
Alaya, Flavia
Antonetta, Susanne
Avignone, June
Barbieri, Maria
Buttaci, Salvatore Amico
Capotorto, Rosette
Carroll, Tom DeBlasio
Fusco, Mary Ann Castronovo
Cavalieri, Grace
DeCaro, Frank
DeSalvo, Louise A.
Fera, David Della
Ervolino, Bill
Finale, Frank
Gioseffi, Daniela
Giovannitti, Arturo
Guerriero, Carla
Guglielmo, Jennifer
Guido de Vries, Rachel
Harding, William Harry
Lanzillotto, Annie Rachele
Laurino, Maria
Linfante, Michele
Lipari, Loryn
Mannino, Mary Ann
Maso, Carole
Mazziotti, Arturo
Perrotta, Tom
Roda, Maria
Rossi, Agnes
Smith, Ed
Stifano, Josephine
Talese, Gay
Trubiano, Marisa
Zandy, Janet
di Donato, Pietro
di Prima, Diane
Editor: Gillan, Jennifer
Gillan, Maria Mazziotti
Giunta, Edvige
Publication Date:Oct 2003
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $60.00
Book Description:

This anthology gathers fiction, poetry, memoirs, oral histories, and journalistic pieces by some of the best writers to chronicle the Italian American experience in the Garden State. These works focus on ethnic identity and the distinctive culture of New Jersey, which has long been home to a large and vital Italian American community.

Filled with passion, humor, and grace, these writings depict a variety of experiences, including poignant but failed attempts at...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Literary Collections / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.188 Pounds
Author Biography
(Contribution by)
Frank DeCaro is a writer and performer who was born in New York and grew up in New Jersey. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and hosts his own live national talk show The Frank DeCaro Show on Sirius Satellite.

DeCaro's books are A Boy Named Phyllis: A Suburban Memoir, Unmistakably Mackie: The Fashion and Fantasy of Bob Mackie, and The Dead Celebrity Cookbook. His comic essays are included in Out, Loud, & Laughing, Out in All Directions, How to Live a Sitcom Life, Promotion in the Advertising Environment, and The Q Guide to the Golden Girls.


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