Selected Works

Nonfiction
A look at life in little-known mountain towns of the Sicilian hinterlands.
A true account of the last years of an ancient Sicilian giant bluefin tuna trap.






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Out of Palermo

Candelora in Via Etnea

February 7, 2014

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Candelore in Via Etnea catania Sicily

February 5, 2014

Tags: candelora Via Etnea Catania feast of Saint Agatha agata

The candelore stopped right in front of us. The street is covered with sand and sawdust to absorb the wax from the giant candles the men carry on their shoulders.
Down in the street among the throngs. It must be 60 degrees fahrenheit outside. The streets are packed with a million- plus people. This is the second largest religious festival in the world after Corpus Cristi in Cusco, Peru.

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