Another City Upon A Hill

Another City Upon A Hill

A New England Memoir

Book - 00A9}2013
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This gripping memoir is both a personal story and a portrait of a distinctive New England place--Fall River, Massachusetts, once the cotton cloth capital of America. Growing up, Joseph Conforti's world was defined by rolling hills, granite mills, and forests of triple-deckers. Conforti, whose mother was Portuguese and whose father was Italian, recounts how he negotiated those identities in a city where ethnic heritage mattered. Paralleling his own account, Conforti shares the story of his family, three generations of Portuguese and Italians who made their way in this once-mighty textile city.
Publisher: North Dartmouth, MA : Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth, ©2013
ISBN: 9781933227566
1933227567
Branch Call Number: B CONFORTI
Characteristics: xxi, 202 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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