4 Ways to Celebrate Italian American Heritage Month

Sandy Frykholm:

Thanks for the ideas, Sons of Italy!

Originally posted on Sons of Italy Blog:

Although we’re halfway through October, it’s not too late to celebrate Italian American Heritage Month.

Here are some ideas to reconnect with your roots:

1. Read a book by a contemporary Italian-American author

  • Sons of Italy Foundation 2011 scholarship recipient Salvatore Giunta published an autobiography describing how he went from working at a Subway in Iowa to becoming the first living person to receive the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War. Read Giunta’s first-person account in his book, Living with Honor.
  • If you’re looking for a political thriller (besides the one we just experienced in Washington) read a crime mystery by renowned author David Baldacci. The New York Times bestselling author just released a new novel, “The Hit,” and is set to release two more in 2014.
  • Don’t forget the Italian-American women authors! OSIA friend and supporter Adriana Trigiani continues to delight with her Italian-American-inspired stories.
  • If…

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