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Isle of the Displaced: Italian-Scot's Memoirs of Internment During the Second World War Hardcover – 1 Apr 1997

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  • Hardcover: 164 pages
  • Publisher: Neil Wilson Publishing; 1st Edition edition (1 April 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1897784570
  • ISBN-13: 978-1897784570
  • Product Dimensions: 21.1 x 13.5 x 1.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 32,661 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'An important document in the history of Italian emigration to foreign lands ... gives a graphic description of life in war-time Britain.' La Nazione, Italy 'A vivid account and testament of a period of mass emigration from Italy and Barga in particular.' Il Tirreno, Italy 'An eye opener. Compelling prose with vivid vignettes searing the mind.' Books in Scotland

About the Author

Joe Pieri was born in Tuscany in 1919 but spent all his life as an Italian in Glasgow where he was a successful restaurateur. He died in 2012, aged 93. He wrote for pleasure and had several books on Italian Scots and Glasgow to his credit.

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Of great interest to those like me with Italian family members who were interred as aliens in world war two. Lots of information.
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