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Italian-American Heritage Month

About 5.5 million Italians immigrated to the United States between 1820 and 2004. The greatest surge occurred between 1880 and 1920 when more than 4 million Italians came to America. October is the time to celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Americans of Italian descent in all walks of life.

Italians in Detroit by Armando Delicato

La storia: five centuries of the Italian American experience by Jerre Mangione and Ben Morreale

They made it in America: a celebration of the achievements of great Italian-Americans by Robert Corte

Amore: the story of Italian American song by Mark Rotella

That fine Italian hand by Paul Hofmann

Dances with Luigi: a grandson's determined quest to comprehend Italy and the Italians by Paul Paolicelli

Sprezzatura: 50 ways Italian genius shaped the world by Peter D'Epiro and Mary Desmond Pinkowish

The complete idiot's guide to Italian history and culture by Gabrielle Euvino

Finding Italian roots: the complete guide for Americans by John Philip Colletta

The Italian stallions: heroes of boxing's glory days by Stephen Brunt and the writers of Sport magazine ; introduction by Thomas Hauser ; featuring photographs from the Sport collection

The Italian Americans [videodisc] by production of WLIW New York ; producers, Roman Brygider ... [et al.] ; director, Roman Brygider ; writer, Sam Toperoff

Cooking with my sisters: one hundred years of family recipes from Bari to Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani and Mary Yolanda Trigiani with Lucia Anna ... [et al.]

Lidia's Italian-American kitchen by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich ; photographs by Christopher Hirsheimer

Everyday Italian: 125 simple and delicious recipes by Giada De Laurentiis

[Italian flag by wisegie is licensed under CC BY 2.0]

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