25 October 2001

The summaries in English were extracted from complete articles published on Il Centro - Quotidiano d'Abruzzo and Il Messaggero - Abruzzo edition.

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25 October 2001 - Il Centro

John Fante's earthly journey/ L'odissea terrena di John Fante, by Paolo Di Vincenzo
The Italian translation of «Full of life», «Una vita piena» (Marcos y Marcos, pages 384, 35,000 Lire) is the biography of the writer whose family was originary of Torricella Peligna. His father Nick Fante landed in Ellis Island on 6 dec 1901) and settled in Colorado where he married Mary Capolungo and where John Thomas Fante was born on 8 april 1909. The biography follows John's life until his death at 74.

25 October 2001 - Il Centro

Stephen Cooper tells Fante's life / Stephen Cooper racconta «Una vita piena»
«Una vita piena» translated by Francesca Giannetto and Ilaria Molineri in the Italian edition, published in English 2 years agoby Stephen Cooper, associated professor of English and Cinema at the California state University, Long Beach.

25 October 2001 - Il Centro

Dan Fante lecturing in London and Italy / A Londra e in Italia un ciclo di conferenze, interview by Paolo Di Vincenzo
Dan Fante is in London these days to present his two latest books, the novel «Spitting off tall buildings» and a collection of poems, «A gin pissing raw meat dual carburator V8 son of a bitch from Los Angeles». An interview on the phone. From Sunday in Turin for lectures at the Holden School and the University on creative writing. On October 31st a lecture in Pescara, then two days in Torricella Peligna.

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