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Helen Barolini Reads From Umbertina

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The author reads from her novel about the immigrant experience as seen by three generations of women in an Italian-American family.
Hardcover, 57 pages
Published 1987 by American Audio Prose Library
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Aug 24, 2009 rated it it was amazing
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absolutely loved it. amazing for the personal connection i felt with it. as i read, i felt like i was actually seeing my calabrese grandmother's life. beautiful book.
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Helen Barolini was born and raised in Syracuse, NY and attended local schools. She attended Wells College,graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University and received a Master's degree from Columbia University. She was an exchange student at the University of London where she studied contemporary English literature, and then traveled in Europe writing "Letters from Abroad" for the Syracuse Hera ...more
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