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They Were Legal: Balzac y Lopez the History of an Hispanic Family New York 1901-1960

Diane Fortuna

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ISBN 10: 1463410298 / ISBN 13: 9781463410292
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448 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 1.1in.They Were Legal: Balzac y Lopez The History of an Hispanic Family New York 1901 - 1906 In Part I of They Were Legal: Balzac y Lopez, Spanish and French Pepn Balzac, a compositor and translator, emigrates from Puerto Rico just after the Annexation. Once in New York City, he finds himself in the vortex of irresistible events: the assassination of McKinley, World War I, the Spanish Flu Epidemic, the Depression and the Great Hurricane of 1938. Coming from a genteel island culture, Pepn runs smack into the dog-eat-dog immigrant existence that kills his sister-in-law, Daisy Lopez in the Triangle Fire 1911. Part II presents the tears and laughter of Nena, Pepns daughter - weaver of tales, preserver of the past, mother and surrogate mother, avid moviegoer and kindest of kind spirits. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. N° de ref. de la librería 9781463410292

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They Were Legal: Balzac y Lopez The History of an Hispanic Family New York 1901 - 1906 In Part I of They Were Legal: Balzac y Lopez, Spanish and French Pepín Balzac, a compositor and translator, emigrates from Puerto Rico just after the Annexation. Once in New York City, he finds himself in the vortex of irresistible events: the assassination of McKinley, World War I, the Spanish Flu Epidemic, the Depression and the Great Hurricane of 1938. Coming from a genteel island culture, Pepín runs smack into the dog-eat-dog immigrant existence that kills his sister-in-law, Daisy Lopez in the Triangle Fire 1911. Part II presents the tears and laughter of Nena, Pepín's daughter - weaver of tales, preserver of the past, mother and surrogate mother, avid moviegoer and kindest of kind spirits.

About the Author:

Diane Fortuna is a Johns Hopkins Ph.D and published Joyce scholar. She has taught Modern British, Continental and American Literature in Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, California and Suzhou, China. Since retiring from the Stony Brook University in 1999, she has written two books, Cent Anni, a short story sequence about an Italian family in New York, and They Were Legal: Balzac y Lopez, the History of an Hispanic Family that includes the death of her great aunt, Daisy Lopez Fitze in the Triangle Factory Fire, 1911. Diane has been an active member in Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition and the Triangle Memorial Association serving as the Co-Chair for the first gathering of the Triangle Fire Families and Friends in 2010 and as a representative on the Permanent Memorial Committee. Families and Friends in 2010 and as a representative on the Permanent Memorial Committee. Having lived in France, Italy and China, she presently is content to reside in Stony Brook with two sons and a grandson in close proximity.

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