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Author: Fred Gardaphe

Fred Gardaphé is Distinguished Professor of English and Italian American Studies at Queens College/CUNY and the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. He is Associate Editor of Fra Noi, editor of the Series in Italian American Culture at State University of New York, and co-founding-co-editor of Voices in Italian Americana. His books include: Italian Signs, American Streets: The Evolution of Italian American Narrative, Dagoes Read: Tradition and the Italian/American Writer, MOUSTACHE PETE IS DEAD: EVVIVA BAFFO PIETRO! THE FRAI NOI COLUMNS 1985-1988 (Bordighera Press, 2010), Leaving Little Italy: Essaying Italian American Studies, From Wiseguys to Wise Men: Masculinities and the Italian American Gangster, THE ART OF READING ITALIAN AMERICANA (Bordighera Press, 2011), and READ 'EM AND REAP: GAMBLING ON ITALIAN AMERICAN WRITING (Bordighera Press, 2017).

The Art of Reading Italian Americana: Italian American Culture in Review
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The Art of Reading Italian Americana: Italian American Culture in Review

Bordighera Press

Literary Nonfiction. THE ART OF READING ITALIAN AMERICANA is a celebration of the "Art of Reading," in which the reader and writer engage in dialogue. This book covers the ten-year period since Fred Gardaphé's DAGOES READ, from 1995-2005, and includ...

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Moustache Pete is Dead: Evviva Baffo Pietro! The Fra Noi Columns 1985-1988
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Moustache Pete is Dead: Evviva Baffo Pietro! The Fra Noi Columns 1985-1988

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Fiction. A collection of newspaper columns written over a four-year span, MOUSTACHE PETE IS DEAD is an insightfully keen look into the world of the Italian immigrant. Through Pete's words, we come to understand the difficulties many immigrants and t...

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Read 'Em and Reap: Gambling on Italian American Writing
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Read 'Em and Reap: Gambling on Italian American Writing

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Literary Nonfiction. The third collection of Fred Gardaphé's Fra Noi book reviews (2006-2016) continues a lifelong journey into Italian American literature—"choosing the literary life has been a lifetime gamble that might not pay off financially, bu...

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