By Tony Romano
In a local on Chicago's outskirts, Fabio and Lucia Comingo have equipped a brand new American life—and fight to realize the affects that distract and alter their stressed younger sons. via this masterful evocation of a time and position, Tony Romano, the acclaimed writer of When the realm was once Young, brings a first-generation Italian American kin vividly and poignantly alive in heavily comparable stories straight away joyous, heartbreaking, and sincere. Weaving dozen tales right into a lovely, cohesive relatives heritage, Romano provides readers wish for togetherness amid the painful generational cycle of loss and redemption—as youngsters develop and research, and choose which treasures of cultural inheritance they'll cherish.
Read or Download If You Eat, You Never Die: Chicago Tales PDF
Best Authors books
Whereas engaged on his moment novel, John Sedgwick spiraled right into a melancholy so profound that it just about led to suicide. An writer acclaimed for his intimate literary tours into the rarified, moneyed enclave of Brahmin Boston, he determined to look for the roots of his malaise within the heritage of his personal storied family—one of America's oldest and such a lot striking.
On may perhaps 26, 1863, Walt Whitman wrote to his mom: "O the unhappy, unhappy issues I see--the noble younger males with arms and legs taken off--the deaths--the in poor health weak spot, sicker than loss of life, that a few suffer, after amputations. .. simply flickering alive, and O so deathly susceptible and ailing. " for almost 3 years, Whitman immersed himself within the devastation of the Civil warfare, tending to millions of wounded infantrymen and recording his event with an immediacy and compassion unequaled in wartime literature anyplace on the earth.
Dr. Seuss's infectious rhymes, fanciful creatures, and roundabout plots not just replaced the way in which young ones learn yet imagined the area. And to imagine That I observed It On Mulberry road, eco-friendly Eggs and Ham,The Cat and the Hat, those and different classics have offered enormous quantities of thousands of copies and entertained young ones and adults for many years.
Throughout the interval coated through this booklet, George Santayana had settled completely in Rome. His best-selling novel, The final Puritan, was once released in London in 1935 and within the usa in 1936, the place it was once selected as a Book-of-the-Month membership choice. In 1936 Santayana turned one of many few philosophers ever to seem at the entrance hide of Time journal.
Extra info for If You Eat, You Never Die: Chicago Tales