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By Ben Morreale, Gaetano Cipolla

It is a memoir of the Morreale relations spanning a century and continents: the USA and Sicily.

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From old photographs he looks out at the world calmly, his high forehead creased; deep-set serious eyes and a broad nose so common to Racalmuto. In another photograph he is older, leaner and his bearded face gives the impression of seriousness the socialists of that period liked to convey. He lacked, totally, that air of pompousness that a leader of the right, such as Tulumello, tried to convey—a look the Fascists later were to call birbante with admiration—the look of a determined scoundrel. In Vella there was a bit of humor in his upturned moustaches, in the manner of King Umberto.

Cu ti lu conza nun ti lu conza bonu e malateddu agghiorni lu matinu. Cardiddu ca vai libiru e filici a lu paesi va, la sai la via. Salutami Racalmuto e li ma amici Te’ cca sta littra pi la mamma mia. Racalmuto pi mia l’urtima notti Stasira scura, dumani si parti. My love, my love how far you are. Who will make your bed tonight? 57 Whoever will, will not make it well, for sickly you will rise at dawn. Little bird, free and happy, You know the way to my town, Go greet my friends and Racalmuto too.

Ca chistu è l’ultimu ca si nni po’ acchianari Don’ t send me to the mines mother of mine. As soon as I set foot in that damned gallery the ceiling opens, the walls cave in. I’m frightened to death. Here we are at level one 39 Long live God and Saint Gaetano Thank God here’s level two Long live little Saint Barbara. This the load of pain number nine eleven more loads and it will be time What a strange light my little lamp gives off. Must be time to quit. Must tell the picconieri this is the last I have to tell him he can come up.

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