Fiction. Italian American Studies. "... Ciabattari brims with brio in this fanciful, cannily humorous look at the jungles of darkest Manhattan. Twenty-one brief 'dreams' or vignettes introduce Rizzoli, a modern Everyman who tries to do his work, retain a shred of dignity, and, maybe, find a little affection. But life is tough in the big city."—Publishers Weekly
Mark Ciabattari is the author of DREAMS OF AN IMAGINARY NEW YORKER NAMED RIZZOLI, THE LITERAL TRUTH: RIZZOLI EATS THE APPLE OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS, Clay Creatures, and PRELUDES TO HISTORY.