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Author Scibona, Salvatore.

Title The end / Salvatore Scibona.

Imprint Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    SCIBONA,SAL    Available
Description 297 p. ; 24 cm.
Summary It is August 15, 1953, the day of a street carnival in the Italian enclave of Elephant Park, Ohio, when Rocco LaGrassa receives an excruciating piece of news: his son has died in a POW camp in Korea. Against the background of immigration, broken loyalties, and racial hostility, the story presents everything Rocco sees through the eyes of various characters in the crowd.
Subject Italian Americans -- Fiction.
Italian American families -- Fiction.
Ethnic neighborhoods -- Fiction.
Nineteen fifties -- Fiction.
Ohio -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
ISBN 9781555974985 (alk. paper) : $24.00
1555974988 (alk. paper)

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