Only in America by Emilia Zecchino
Memories of Faith, Inspiration, Love and Business

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Only in America is a rags to riches true story of a young Italian war bride who came to America with little more than faith and a dream. After years of struggle, many small businesses, children, heartache and joy, Emilia Zecchino turned her passion for food into a multi million dollar enterprise. Her story touches on historical events as well as personal, capturing an era and a way of life.

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Emilia Zecchino was born in Italy and emigrated to the United States at the end of WWII. Here, she worked with her husband in restaurants, delis and other small businesses that supported her family. When she was 55, she started Holiday Foods, which she sold to Schwan Food Company some twenty years later.
Published June 23, 2011 by Llumina Press. 305 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, History.

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The author’s story, told in slightly staccato, matter-of-fact prose, is one of resilience born of need, of honing the tools required to carve out the rewards in America that made her “stronger and yet more humble.” The extraordinary success of Holiday Foods was visible proof of this, yet the focu...

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