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Author: Salvatore Scibona
Publisher: Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is August 15, 1953, the day of a street carnival in the Italian enclave of Elephant Park, Ohio, when Rocco LaGrassa receives an excruciating piece of news: his son has died in a POW camp in Korea. Against the background of immigration, broken loyalties, and racial hostility, the story presents everything Rocco sees through the eyes of various characters in the crowd.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scibona, Salvatore.
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Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)648770316
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Salvatore Scibona
ISBN: 9781555974985 1555974988
OCLC Number: 176972585
Description: 297 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Salvatore Scibona.

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It is August 15, 1953, the day of a street carnival in the Italian enclave of Elephant Park, Ohio, when Rocco LaGrassa receives an excruciating piece of news: his son has died in a POW camp in Korea. Against the background of immigration, broken loyalties, and racial hostility, the story presents everything Rocco sees through the eyes of various characters in the crowd.

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