Book List in Order:6 titles

  • Fiction. "In her engrossing VISITS, Helen Barolini the author of the classic "Umbertina" and editor of the equally classic Dream Book once again explores the complexities of an Italian heritage and an Italian- American futurity. Tracing her protagoni...


  • Fiction. "In this seminal work, Helen Barolini tells the story of Frances Molletone grappling with her ethnic heritage as she falls in love with a married man. The author takes us to post-WW2 Italy, a little-documented era of turmoil, and we discover...



  • One of the first novels to explore Italian American women's experience and an acknowledged contemporary classic of Italian American literature, Umbertina tells the richly detailed story of four generations of women. The novel follows Umbertina and he...