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By Franco Pagnucci

ISBN-10: 0878397914

ISBN-13: 9780878397914

Breath of the Onion: Italian-American Anecdotes is a three-part number of forty-eight prose items and some previous, family members recipes. A handful of Italian characters, a few of whom immigrate to Illinois, are celebrated. the tale starts off in a 12th century Tuscan mountain village within the Forties. half covers the narrator’s brief stopover at to Italy after 40 years and the alterations he unearths, even in that historical and remoted mountain village. half 3 is ready existence within the suburbs west of Chicago and in regards to the pressures the recent international imposes on an ethnic tradition. Language, customs, and values are affected and converted, frequently with humor and a brand new understanding.

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