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Sep 07, 2004
| ISBN 9780451214218
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Sep 07, 2004 | ISBN 9780451214218
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
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