Birds of Passage: An Italian Immigrant Coming of Age Story by Joe Giordano

By Joe Giordano

What turns the mild suggest, and the suggest brutal? The thirst for wealth? The call for for appreciate? Vying for a girl? Birds of Passage remembers the Italian immigration event on the flip of the twentieth-century while New York’s streets have been paved with violence and disappointment.

Leonardo Robustelli leaves Naples in 1905 to hunt his fortune. Carlo Mazzi dedicated homicide and escaped. Azzura Medina is an American of Italian mom and dad. She’s bold yet strictly managed through her mom. Leonardo and Carlo vie for her affection. Azzura, Leonardo, and Carlo confront con males, Tammany corridor politicians, the longshoreman’s union, Camorra clans, Black Hand extortion, and the Tombs prison.

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