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

Pizzo

March 13, 2014

Tags: pizzo, racket, protection money, mafia, addio pizzo, palermo


Pizzo is the Sicilian word for protection money, which most businesses in Palermo still pay monthly to the mob. (more…)

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