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ISBN-10: 1946502707

ISBN-13: 9781946502704

The households of Salvatore Leone and Luigi Agnello had already been long-time sour enemies in Sicily by way of the flip of the 20th century.

In 1914, Vincenzo Leone, Salvatore’s oldest son, emigrates to Philadelphia to begin a brand new lifestyles for himself and his relations within the promised land. numerous years later, Giuseppe Agnello, Luigi’s eldest, secretly marries Francesca Leone, Vincenzo’s sister, and the couple break out to big apple urban. Giuseppe leaves to serve his new state throughout the First international conflict. Francesca, on my own and short of help for herself and their child son, Louis, travels to Philadelphia to stay along with her brother, his spouse, and his daughters.

The Spanish Flu takes the lives of Vincenzo’s spouse and sister in 1917, and Leone strikes together with his daughters and Francesca’s son to San Francisco. Vincenzo Leone makes a decision to elevate Louis Agnello as his personal baby.

When Giuseppe returns from the battle, he unearths his spouse and son long past. It takes greater than 5 years for Agnello to profit the whereabouts of his kin. Giuseppe travels to San Francisco with hopes of a reunion with Francesca and Louis, and turns into a sufferer of the hatred among the 2 households that has been lately transplanted in the United States by means of Vincenzo’s more youthful brother, Roberto. Vincenzo learns that Giuseppe had traveled to San Francisco to find his spouse and son, yet Agnello had by no means reached Vincenzo’s door. Vincenzo starts to fret concerning the protection of sister’s son, and comes to a decision Louis will accompany him to big apple urban and to Sicily.

A failed try at the boy’s lifestyles ends up in Vincenzo’s demise, and instigates a clean and fierce hostility among the Agnello and Leone households that competitors the hatred and vindictiveness skilled within the previous state.

American History is the epic, generational saga of the Agnellos and the Leones (in the Italian language the lambs and the lions)—a one-hundred-year clash among Giuseppe’s descendants in manhattan urban, legislation enforcers, and Vincenzo’s descendants in San Francisco, lawbreakers.

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