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La confraternita dell'uva
Author: John Fante
Publisher: Giulio Einaudi Editore
ISBN: 8858400445
Pages: 224
Year: 2010-10-07
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John Fante. Sentite che nome. Sentite che attacco. Che fucileria! Che dreadful imbroglio ! Una vicenda come un domino a cui è stato dato il primo tocco in Colorado e che srotolandosi come una muraglia cinese portatile arriva fin qua. John Fante Alighieri, quando la sceneggiata assurge a commedia! Vinicio Capossela
The Road to Los Angeles
Author: John Fante
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062013157
Pages: 176
Year: 2010-05-18
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I had a lot of jobs in Los Angeles Harbor because our family was poor and my father was dead. My first job was ditchdigging a short time after I graduated from high school. Every night I couldn’t sleep from the pain in my back. We were digging an excavation in an empty lot, there wasn’t any shade, the sun came straight from a cloudless sky, and I was down in that hole digging with two huskies who dug with a love for it, always laughing and telling jokes, laughing and smoking bitter tobacco.
The Brotherhood of the Grape
Author: John Fante
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062013033
Pages: 192
Year: 2010-06-01
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Henry Molise, a 50 year old, successful writer, returns to the family home to help with the latest drama; his aging parents want to divorce. Henry's tyrannical, brick laying father, Nick, though weak and alcoholic, can still strike fear into the hearts of his sons. His mother, though ill and devout to her Catholicism, still has the power to comfort and confuse her children. This is typical of Fante's novels, it's autobiographical, and brimming with love, death, violence and religion. Writing with great passion Fante powerfully hits home the damage family can wreck upon us all.
Ask the Dust
Author: John Fante
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062013009
Pages: 192
Year: 2010-05-18
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Ask the Dust is a virtuoso performance by an influential master of the twentieth-century American novel. It is the story of Arturo Bandini, a young writer in 1930s Los Angeles who falls hard for the elusive, mocking, unstable Camilla Lopez, a Mexican waitress. Struggling to survive, he perseveres until, at last, his first novel is published. But the bright light of success is extinguished when Camilla has a nervous breakdown and disappears . . . and Bandini forever rejects the writer's life he fought so hard to attain.
West of Rome
Author: John Fante
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062013181
Pages: 192
Year: 2010-05-25
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West of Rome's two novellas, "My Dog Stupid" and "The Orgy," fulfill the promise of their rousing titles. The latter novella opens with virtuoso description: "His name was Frank Gagliano, and he did not believe in God. He was that most singular and startling craftsman of the building trade-a left-handed bricklayer. Like my father, Frank came from Torcella Peligna, a cliff-hugging town in the Abruzzi. Lean as a spider, he wore a leather cap and puttees the year around, and he was so bowlegged a dog could lope between his knees without touching them."
To Each His Own
Author: Leonardo Sciascia
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 0940322528
Pages: 158
Year: 2000
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This letter is your death sentence. To avenge what you have done you will die. But what has Manno the pharmacist done? Nothing that he can think of. The next day he and his hunting companion are both dead.The police investigation is inconclusive. However, a modest high school teacher with a literary bent has noticed a clue that, he believes, will allow him to trace the killer. Patiently, methodically, he begins to untangle a web of erotic intrigue and political calculation. But the results of his amateur sleuthing are unexpected--and tragic. To Each His Own is one of the masterworks of the great Sicilian novelist Leonardo Sciascia--a gripping and unconventional detective story that is also an anatomy of a society founded on secrets, lies, collusion, and violence.
Dreams from Bunker Hill
Author: John Fante
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062013068
Pages: 152
Year: 2010-05-18
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My first collision with fame was hardly memorable. I was a busboy at Marx's Deli. The year was 1934. The place was Third and Hill, Los Angeles. I was twenty-one years old, living in a world bounded on the west by Bunker Hill, on the east by Los Angeles Street, on the south by Pershing Square, and on the north by Civic Center. I was a busboy nonpareil, with great verve and style for the profession, and though I was dreadfully underpaid (one dollar a day plus meals) I attracted considerable attention as I whirled from table to table, balancing a tray on one hand, and eliciting smiles from my customers. I had something else beside a waiter's skill to offer my patrons, for I was also a writer.
Lizzie Leigh, and Other Tales
Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Pages: 492
Year: 1878
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The Courts and the Development of Commercial Law
Author: Vito Piergiovanni
Pages: 201
Year: 1987
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Wait Until Spring, Bandini
Author: John Fante
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062013173
Pages: 272
Year: 2010-05-25
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He came along, kicking the snow. Here was a disgusted man. His name was Svevo Bandini, and he lived three blocks down that street. He was cold and there were holes in his shoes. That morning he had patched the holes on the inside with pieces of cardboard from a macaroni box. The macaroni in that box was not paid for. He had thought of that as he placed the cardboard inside his shoes.
Full of Life
Author: John Fante
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062013076
Pages: 168
Year: 2010-05-18
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In the definitive biography of John Fante, English and film studies professor Stephen Cooper explores the life of a man whose muse was Los Angeles.
The War in Italy
Author: Carlo Bossoli
Publisher: London : Day & Son
Pages: 72
Year: 1859
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The Familiarity of Strangers
Author: Francesca Trivellato
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300156200
Pages: 485
Year: 2014-05-14
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Taking a new approach to the study of cross-cultural trade, this book blends archival research with historical narrative and economic analysis to understand how the Sephardic Jews of Livorno, Tuscany, traded in regions near and far in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Francesca Trivellato tests assumptions about ethnic and religious trading diasporas and networks of exchange and trust. Her extensive research in international archives--including a vast cache of merchants' letters written between 1704 and 1746--reveals a more nuanced view of the business relations between Jews and non-Jews across the Mediterranean, Atlantic Europe, and the Indian Ocean than ever before. The book argues that cross-cultural trade was predicated on and generated familiarity among strangers, but could coexist easily with religious prejudice. It analyzes instances in which business cooperation among coreligionists and between strangers relied on language, customary norms, and social networks more than the progressive rise of state and legal institutions.
1933 Was A Bad Year
Author: John Fante
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062012991
Pages: 136
Year: 2010-05-18
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Trapped in a small, poverty-ridden town in 1933, under pressure from his father to go into the family business, seventeen-year-old Dominic Molise yearns to fulfill his own dreams.
The Italian Reformers and the Zurich Church, c.1540-1620
Author: Mark Taplin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351887297
Pages: 382
Year: 2017-05-15
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Recently scholars have become increasingly aware of Zurich's role as an intellectual and cultural centre of the European Reformation. This study focuses on a little-known aspect of the Zurich church's international activity: its relationship with Italian-speaking evangelicals during the period 1540-1620. The work assesses the importance of Zwinglian influences within the early Italian evangelical movement and Zurich's contribution to the spread of the Reformation in Italian-speaking territories such as Locarno and southern Graubünden. It shows how, following the establishment of the Roman Inquisition in July 1542, senior Zurich churchmen emerged as important points of contact for Italian reformers in exile. A central concern of the study is the threat to the integrity of the Zwinglian settlement posed by religious radicals within the Italian exile community. Although the radicals were relatively few in number, their activities had a profound influence on the way in which the community as a whole came to be perceived by the Swiss and other Reformed churches. In Zurich, the turning point was a series of doctrinal disputes during the mid-sixteenth century, which culminated in the dissolution of the city's Italian church in November 1563. The alliance forged in the course of those disputes between the leadership of the Zurich church and theologically conservative Italian exiles became the basis for close co-operation in subsequent decades. Drawing heavily on unpublished sources from Swiss archives, the volume sheds light on the processes by which the boundaries of Reformed orthodoxy came to be defined. In particular, it demonstrates the importance of theological controversy and polemic as catalysts for the systematisation of doctrine during this period.

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