Sad and moving book, exquisitely written. This book made a huge impact on me 50 years ago and I wanted to reread it.Published 4 months ago by Judith S. Rycroft
Classic Italian American Literature.
This is book one, on your path to knowing Italian American, working class lives.
The god is "job. Read more
"Christ in Concrete" is both paean and prayer to the old immigrant Italian industrial worker.
Like the laborers it depicts, "Concrete" lurches towards moments of joy... Read more
This is a wonderful novel about the Italian immigrant experience as it pertains to the construction industry. Read morePublished on June 22, 2011 by True Crime Reader
Discovering that America's streets were not paved with gold is a hard reality found in nearly every immigrant story. Read morePublished on March 11, 2011 by Slokes