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Celebrating Italian History Through Literature with Juliet Grames CC

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May 2
Celebrating Italian History Through Literature with Juliet Grames CC

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Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Columbia College Alumni Association
Join CCW for an exciting opportunity to participate in a Zoom discussion with Juliet Grames CC’05 about her bestselling novel, The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna. Grames will also speak on the lost history of southern Italy, and how the past can be recreated through oral history and folk tradition. Participants will have a chance to ask questions and will enjoy a special performance by a surprise guest in celebration of Southern Italian culture! Zoom meeting information provided upon registration. Juliet Grames CC'05's debut novel, The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna (Ecco/HarperCollins), revolves around a century in the life of an Italian-American family, their emigration from Calabria, and the blood feud between their matriarch and her sister. The novel, which celebrates often-overlooked southern Italian history and culture, was a national bestseller and has been translated into ten languages.
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