Joe Giordano

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Joe Giordano was born in Brooklyn. His father and grandparents immigrated to New York from Naples. He and his wife, Jane, now live in Texas.

As a retired International Executive Vice President of 3M, Joe experienced the global cultures and locations he writes about.

Joe's stories have appeared in more than one hundred magazines including The Saturday Evening Post and Shenandoah. His novels, Birds of Passage, An Italian Immigrant Coming of Age Story, (2015), and Appointment with ISIL, an Anthony Provati Thriller (2017) were published by Harvard Square Editions. His third novel, Drone Strike, will be published by Rogue Phoenix Press in 2019.

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When Len Riggio, Chairman of Barnes & Noble, was asked by the Columbus Citizens Foundation to be the Grand Marshal of this year’s parade, he decided to celebrate Italian-American authors and their outstanding contributions to the history and culture of the United States, creating this year’s theme for the parade: “A Celebration of Italian-American Authors.” I’m proud to say that I’ll join 1... Read more of this blog post »
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Birds of Passage, An Italian Immigrant Coming of Age Story by Joe  Giordano
"Joe Giordano's new book, Birds of Passage, An Italian Immigrant Coming of Age Story, is a new and vastly improved Gangs of New York and Godfather II, with a little West Side Story blended in for tension-filled affairs of the heart and conflicts of..." Read more of this review »
Birds of Passage, An Italian Immigrant Coming of Age Story by Joe  Giordano
"This book has been called "rollicking" by author Ben Fountain, however I didn't find it carefree at all. This is a story of two men who travel to America in the early 20th century. They come here for very different reasons, but end up crossing pat..." Read more of this review »
Birds of Passage, An Italian Immigrant Coming of Age Story by Joe  Giordano
"Joe Giordano's Birds of Passage, An Italian Immigrant Coming of Age Story introduces us to a cast of vibrant characters making their way in a new world while still clinging to the old.

The story takes us from Naples to New York and back through th..." Read more of this review »
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Any book that is about the mafia and has some romance in it.



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