Theresa Maggio

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

Rais gioacchino cataldo died last night

July 21, 2018

Tags: ais, gioacchino cataldo, mattanza, favignana, sicily, sea, giant bluefin tuna, leader

He died at home on his island, Favignana, after a three-month illness. He was the last rais of the Favignana tonnara. His photo was on the cover of my first book, Mattanza. There was no one like him, a soft-hearted giant, a demi-god of the sea.

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