Aunt Phil Gallo’s Cookbook

Aunt Phil Gallo’s Cookbook

In a big Italian family full of great cooks, Aunt Phil (Felicia) Gallo was the best. She was born in July of 1922 in Bisceglie, Italy – a city at the top of the “heel” of the Italian boot on the Adriatic Seas – the eighth and youngest child of Rafaelle and Aurelia Amoruso. She…

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Across 7th Street

Across 7th Street

Cultures clash as families fight to save traditional values. Vincent, the son of an Italian stonemason has fallen in love with Rachel, the daughter of an Orthodox Jewish businessman. They live only blocks away from each other, but are divided by 7th Street, an invisible line separating the Italian-American and Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in Sheepshead…

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Back in the Day – Reflections of a Baby Boomer

Back in the Day – Reflections of a Baby Boomer

This is a collection of Marino Amoruso’s weekly newspaper columns Back in the Day, which are read by thousands of people each week. Amoruso has the unique ability to put into words what all of us feel but sometimes have trouble expressing. In these pages are some of the most moving, poignant, emotional, humorous and thought-provoking…

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Being Italian – A Memoir

Being Italian – A Memoir

Don’t ever forget where you came from! Every American, every family, has an immigrant generation that began life “on the other side” – coming to this nation carrying their traditions, culture, values, hopes and dreams. These descendants and the generations that followed have helped to form the great American melting pot. Being Italian: A Memoir is about Marino…

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Gil Hodges – The Quiet Man

Gil Hodges – The Quiet Man

When the original Gil Hodges: The Quiet Man was first released as a hardcover edition, it was rated among the top five sports books of the year by USA Today newspaper and received outstanding reviews. This new release is a Special Commemorative Edition that includes never before revealed controversial and confidential information about the struggle to get Gil Hodges his rightful and…

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Monroe City Blues

Monroe City Blues

Johnny DiAngelo is a talented eighteen-year old pitcher from Brooklyn, NY who dreams of playing baseball in the major leagues. In 1963, he finally gets that opportunity when he is signed by the Washington Senators. He is sent to their Class D League team located in Monroe City, Georgia. The natural beauty of this small…

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The Sixth Family

The Sixth Family

The Sixth Family are the crews of young men who take orders from the mafia soldiers – the “made” men within the infamous and legendary Five Families of La Cosa Nostra in New York. Once a man is “made” he no longer has to do the dirty work and it is the job of the…

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