Italian Americans by Ben Morreale
(Immigrant Experience Series)

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The story of Italians in America is one of struggle and hope, prejudice and pride, passion and perseverance. Through the years, the Italian people have assimilated the ways of their adopted country and been transformed by its culture. The character and sensibility of Italians have left an indelible mark on America, from well-loved musicians such as Frank Sinatra to creative businessmen such as Lee Iacocca. Through lively text and 200 color and B&W photographs, Italian Americans honors the Italians who came to America and their descendants who keep the traditions and spirit alive.
 

About Ben Morreale

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Ben Morreale, professor emeritus of history at SUNY Plattsburgh, is coauthor of "La Storia: Five Centuries of the Italian American Experience." Morreae served as a consulting historian for the Arts and Entertainment program on Italian Americans. Carola is an Italian-American writer.
 
Published October 30, 2000 by Universe. 240 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, History. Non-fiction