One of the 20th century’s greatest works of social protest-and its 21st-century message.
A classic examination of the American experience for hard-working Italian immigrants living in New York City’s Lower East Side shortly before the Great Depression, Christ in Concrete focuses on a family’s struggle against harsh economic realities and tenement living.
Pietro di Donato was born on April 3, 1911, in West Hoboken, New Jersey. When his bricklayer father, Geremio, died in a building collapse in 1923, Pietro left school to support his family as a construction worker. Though he had little formal… More about Pietro di Donato