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

Bernie or Bust

June 25, 2016

Tags: Bernie, Sanders, vermont, candidate, democratic, socialist, Vermnt, vote, candidacy, president, voters, petition, don't go, don't give up, wait a minute, I won't vote for Hillary Clinton, or Trump

Bernie, get back in there and fight. I'm writing you in if you don't run. A lot of other people feel the same way. Click on the caption to see the petition.

6 major mafia arrests this morning

December 11, 2015

Tags: mafia, vote, boss, crime, arrest, police, murder, kiss, forehead, election, Santa Maria del Gesu`

Chilling headlines in La Repubblica today.
Through spy cameras and microphones hidden all over the city, Sicilian police learned that the oldest mafia clan in Palermo, of Santa Maria del Gesu` on the city's east side, had just elected a new boss. The brief, intense election season was a sign to police that the (more…)

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