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by Jay Parini

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  • ISBN 0805007709
  • ISBN13 978-0805007701
  • Language English
  • Author Jay Parini
  • Publisher Henry Holt & Co (April 1, 1988)
  • Pages 218
  • Formats docx mbr doc lrf
  • Category Fiction
  • Subcategory United States
  • Size ePub 1733 kb
  • Size Fb2 1711 kb
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 736

Fifteen-year-old Sammy di Cantini, resident of a mining region of Pennsylvania, is determined to rise above his class, falls disastrously in love with a Protestant, and visits his Mafia brother in New York where he becomes involved in impossible struggles.During the summer of 1925 in Pennsylvania anthracite country, fifteen-year-old Sammy di Cantina, the son of poor Italian immigrants determined to rise above his class, comes to understand a good deal about life

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Jay Parini (born April 2, 1948) is an American writer and academic. He is known for novels, poetry, biography, screenplays and criticism

Jay Parini (born April 2, 1948) is an American writer and academic. He is known for novels, poetry, biography, screenplays and criticism. Having published novels about Leo Tolstoy, Walter Benjamin, and Herman Melville, Jay Parini is regarded as one of the leading innovators in the genre of biographical fiction. While Parini’s contributions to American letters are many and varied, as he is a first-rate poet, a well-respected critic, and a masterful novelist," writes Michael Lackey.

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tells us we''re more literary than we might think, that in fact our culture is in part the product of literature that has become so embedded as to be almost invisible. - The Seattle Times "Anyone who has ever wondered if books can make a difference will be fascinated and encouraged by Promised Land, Jay Parini''s incisive reading of thirteen books that changed our country forever and helped create the nation in which we live today. -Francine Prose "Parini''s book seeks to restore our faith in the American character.

Jay Parini's writing is almost poetic and I never got bored reading The Patch Boys. If you've read Jay Parini's newer books check out this earlier gem.

Fifteen-year-old Sammy di Cantini, resident of a mining region of Pennsylvania, is determined to rise above his class, falls disastrously in love with a Protestant, and visits his Mafia brother in New York where he becomes involved in impossible struggles. Jay Parini's writing is almost poetic and I never got bored reading The Patch Boys.

Jay Parini Jay Parini's biography of the poet, Theodore Roethke. Parini views Roethke through the lens of a Romantic poet.

When Alex Massolini's brother is killed in Vietnam, he drops out of Columbia University and leaves his conservative family behind for Capri to become secretary to Rupert Grant, a famous British novelist and poet who dominates the island like a latter - day Prospero. Alex soon finds himself ensnared in a web of love affairs, friendships, and rivalries within the eccentric community that inhabits the idyllic beauty of the isolated Italian island. Jay Parini's biography of the poet, Theodore Roethke.