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Elizabeth Street (original 2006; edition 2011)

by Laurie Fabiano

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Title:Elizabeth Street
Authors:Laurie Fabiano
Info:Mariner Books (2011), Edition: Revised, Paperback, 400 pages
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Tags:2012, fiction

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Elizabeth Street by Laurie Fabiano (2006)

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As a genealogist, I think this was a great book. I loved it !! ( )
  canavanmarchese94 | Feb 23, 2014 |
I have this book available to lend to a Kindle owner for 14 days. Send me a pm or post if you are interested! ( )
  iammoore | Jan 11, 2014 |
Good book. Really enjoyed it. ( )
  jutesch | Jul 26, 2013 |
Lost interest as book progressed but enjoyed first half! ( )
  marylovesbooks | Mar 1, 2012 |
A biography of the author’s great grandmother, Giovanna. The story of an Italian woman’s journey to Ll’America in 1908 to find closure in her husband’s death. The story provides a good picture of what it was like living in the immigrant sections of NYC. The Blackhand, extortion, immigrant’s fears, evil eye, etc. The author put together stories from her grandmother about her great grandmother, combined with research into life in NYC in the 1900s. Although a good feel for what life was like then and there, the story is choppy, outside of Giovanna characters aren’t developed leaving lots of loose ends about many of the key players. Could have been a lot better. ( )
  rayski | Dec 8, 2011 |
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Giovanna Costa, reeling from personal tragedies, tries to make a new life for herself at the turn of the twentieth century in New York City's Little Italy.

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