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Growing Up Italian American – The Memoirs of Ferdinand Visco & The Stories of Two Immigrant Italian Families
Growing Up Italian American – The Memoirs of Ferdinand Visco & The Stories of Two Immigrant Italian Families

sáb, 13 jul

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Staten Island

Growing Up Italian American – The Memoirs of Ferdinand Visco & The Stories of Two Immigrant Italian Families

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13 jul 2024, 14:00 – 17:00

Staten Island, 420 Tompkins Ave., Staten Island, NY 10305, USA

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Join us on July 13th at 2 PM for an unforgettable event as we delve into the rich heritage of Italian American culture through the lens of Dr. Ferdinand J. Visco's memoirs. "Growing Up Italian American" is more than a book; it is a celebration of the joys, traditions, and history that define the Italian American experience.

Event Highlights:

  • Meet the Author: Ferdinand J. Visco, MD, a distinguished cardiologist and passionate advocate for Italian American culture, will share insights from his critically acclaimed book. Dr. Visco, Chief Emeritus of the Division of Cardiology at Metropolitan Hospital Center, brings a unique perspective from his dual careers in medicine and cultural preservation.
  • Engaging Stories: Discover hundreds of stories and photographs that capture the essence of Italian American life from the Risorgimento to the present day. These first-person accounts offer a rare glimpse into the lives of two immigrant families as they navigate and enrich American society.
  • Cultural Insights: The book includes Italian proverbs, a glossary of Italian American words, and twenty-four cherished family recipes. Learn about traditions that have been passed down through generations and how you can keep them alive in your own home.
  • Interactive Discussion: Participate in a lively discussion with Dr. Visco about the importance of preserving Italian American heritage. This is an opportunity to ask questions, share your own experiences, and connect with others who cherish their Italian roots.
  • Book Signing: Don't miss the chance to have your copy of "Growing Up Italian American" signed by the author. This reader-friendly illustrated book is a perfect addition to any library and makes a thoughtful gift for family and friends.

About the Author: Dr. Ferdinand J. Visco, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and a graduate of the University of Padua School of Medicine in Italy, has dedicated his life to both medicine and the preservation of Italian American culture. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Italian Heritage and Cultural Committee of New York, Inc. His book, updated in 2024, continues to inspire and educate, reflecting his enduring commitment to his heritage.

Venue: 420 Tompkins Ave Staten Island NY 

Date and Time: July 13th at 2 PM

Come and celebrate the vibrant history and traditions of Italian American culture. Whether for yourself or as a gift to loved ones, "Growing Up Italian American" is a treasure trove of memories and insights waiting to be explored.

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