Books tagged: sicilian

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Mafia Math (growing up Sicilian)
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by RandyTatano. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
If you're good at math and your last name ends in a vowel, you've got a future in this Italian neighborhood.
LaStanza: New Orleans Police Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,340. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Seventeen short stories chronicle the life of a police officer from his days as a patrolman to a homicide detective back to his childhood when he caught his first killer at age eight.
Brancato “Mafia Street Boss”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story of Frank Brancato. For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman, but in reality he was the right-hand man of Cleveland Mafia Boss John Scalish. Brancato—Mafia Street Boss gives an insider look at the rise of the Sicilian Mafia in Ohio in its heyday, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Italian Funerals and Other Festive Occasions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
The Mafia at his doorstep, a scary grandmother with “special powers” and his favorite aunt who knitted him sweaters and smuggled gin: New York in the 20s seemed so normal to the seven year old boy. With great humor Mr. Miranda shares his bizarre family secrets with us, and also twelve of his secret family recipes going back five Sicilian generations. He proves reality is stranger than fiction!
La Comparsa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: Italian. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Classics
La tragicomica biografia di Agazio Sanguedolce, "italiano medio" che nella vita ricopre sistematicamente il ruolo della comparsa. Un romanzo che fa ridere e riflettere.
Mariuzza, A Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Mariuzza, A Life is the story of Maria Bellino Amato who was born in Sicily, emigrated to the United States when she was 16, and experienced numerous family tragedies. Nevertheless, she prospered and eventually died in the garden in her suburban home near New Brunswick NJ in 1979 at the age of 84.
Mama Nunnari's Italian Meat Sauce Secret Recipe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 580. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
Brian Osburn cooks his grandmother's secret spaghetti sauce recipe. This food helps those suffering from the flu and stimulates the appetite of those under-going chemo therapy for cancer.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
Il mistero di Calatubo
Series: Nero di Seppia, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: Italian. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Piacevole giallo nel quale si rivivono, magistralmente descritte, le atmosfere della Sicilia più profonda.
Not On The Map
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
NOT ON THE MAP, 10 characters. An insane ensemble comedy.