Atsa Mi Paese

Atsa Mi Paese

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In Atsa Mi Paese, Victor Mazzarella offers heartfelt portraits of his parents, an Italian couple who came to America in the early twentieth century, raised a family in Massachusetts, and eventually settled in southern California. Looking back at the values his Mamma and Papa instilled in their children-strength of character, hard work, and love of country, to name just a few- Mazzarella also examines the many blessings and hardships his parents and family endured during World War II and the decades that followed.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 552 pages
  • 149.86 x 231.14 x 45.72mm | 748.42g
  • Vantage Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 0533160936
  • 9780533160938

About Victor Mazzarella

Victor Mazzarella grew up in central Massachusetts in a large, loving family. He served in World War II, and later worked as a compositor in a print shop. After the passing of the G.I. Bill, he started taking night courses for his bachelor's degree, and he even eventually earned a master's in education. He then instructed teachers and students in graphic arts. During this time he became the principal of a vocational high school where he worked until retirement. Today, the author enjoys fishing, hiking, and music, as well as continuing his examination of the country that his father adopted.show more