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A Stranger in the Barrio: Memoir of a Tampa Sicilian

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The diaspora of immigrants in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century brought Spaniards, Cubans and Sicilians to Tampa's Ybor City, then the cigar capital of the world. These Latinos lived in a cigar-manufacturing district bordering "colored town." Anglos, making no distinction, called them "Latin niggers." It was the Sicilian constituency the author joined--a culture steeped in ancient customs and traditions. In the shade of cigar factories, the child of cigarmakers resurrects a vanished time and place. It is the ...

A Stranger in the Barrio: Memoir of a Tampa Sicilian 2005, iUniverse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9780595335374

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A Stranger in the Barrio: Memoir of a Tampa Sicilian 2005, iUniverse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9780595669646

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