Michael P. Mastroianni
Michael P. Mastroianni is an Italian-American with relatives in America and Italy. Inspired by the experiences of his grandparents, the author hopes this novel will break down the stereotype of Italians as gangsters who can’t complete a sentence without cursing, killing someone, or cheating on their wife.
He has worked as a teacher, counselor, principal, and college instructor. He has written numerous articles and conducted workshops in the United States and Canada. Born in Springfield, Massachusetts, the author now lives in Rockledge, Florida with his wife, Pilar. He has two sons, Jarrod and Dominic. He plans to return to Italy soon to relax at a sidewalk café, drink expresso, eat gelato, and enjoy life the Italian way.
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Made in Italy, Loved in America
by Michael P. Mastroianni
Giovanna, an illiterate peasant girl, comes to America to marry a man she’s never met. Abused by her fiancé, she must decide whether to follow her dreams or honor her father's dying wish. She meets Domenico who traveled to America to start a new life after the death of his wife. Betrayal and doubt cloud their lives, but a heavenly intervention changes things for the better…or so they think.
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