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A good book: Italians in Chicago
Italians in Chicago is a 128 page paperback with more than 200 vintage images and an insightful narrative. This important and fun book discusses the challenges of migration and ethnic survival as well as the trials and triumphs of daily life. Although the Torts are not mentioned by name, there are pictures of many neighborhoods, families, and ceremonies that are familiar to those who grew up Italian in Chicago.
Chapter titles include: Migration, Family, Work, Neighborhoods, Religion, Business, Balbo's Flight, Feste!, Social Organizations, Villa Scalabrini, Americanization, and Preserving the Future.
The author, Dominic Candeloro, is a former professor of history and the author of numerous articles for scholarly journals and international publications. He has served as the president of both Chicago's Italian Cultural Center and the American Italian Historical Association.
It is available from Amazon.com and you can for $19.99 by clicking here:
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