By Suzanna Lonchar
This is a narrative of the Finazzo kin who travels from Sicily to the USA looking for the fabled ‘ American Dream,’ in basic terms to come across poverty, tragedies, dying or even homicide. it's the period of prohibition, speakeasies and later the ‘Great Depression,’ the place Gangsters, Racketeers and the Mafia corrupt the local in Brooklyn ny the place they migrate. even though this tale has local encounters with well-known gangsters, the main target is on how each one loved one copes with this notable period and struggles to survive
Rosie leads you thru her many middle wrenching but occasionally hilarious adventures as she struggles to outlive at the streets of Brooklyn. At age ten her personality is hardened by way of poverty, homicide, loss of life, starvation and listening to the screams of her mother’s discomfort as she suffers with melanoma. Rosie steals to consume, smokes, cusses, containers and has psychic skills which permit her to win the lottery. even supposing Rosie is the most personality, this tale is going into hearts of all of the kin. Sally, who finally grows as much as obtain ‘The Golden Gloves Award,’ teaches Rosie to field yet later gets his first black eye in his boxing profession from Rosie.
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A Brooklyn Rose by Suzanna Lonchar