Heritage Italian-American Style

Heritage Italian-American Style Book by Leon J. Radomile

The Italian-American History Book for Italians and Those Who Wish They Were

Heritage Italian-American Style is now available in a bilingual format. This revised second edition has been expanded from 1492 to 1776 fact-filled questions that highlight the endless contributions made by Italians and Italian Americans to Western civilization. The research within these pages encompasses every aspect of innovative genius achieved by the Italian people throughout recorded history in a wide range of categories. This highly entertaining compendium is comprehensive, easy to read, and fully indexed with more than 2,700 entries. From Julius Caesar to Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, from Galileo to Sinatra, who says education can't be fun? This bilingual Italian book will give you a greater awareness and a deeper appreciation of the vast contributions made over the last three thousand years by Italians from the Great Roman Empire, through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and right up through today.  Read excerpted questions »

Un Libro Per Gli Italiani e Tutti Quelli Che Vorrebbero Esserlo!

Patrimonio italoamericano è ora disponibile in formato bilingue. In questa seconda edizione, riveduta e corretta, il numero delle domande è stato esteso da 1492 a 1776. Le domande si riferiscono ai molteplici settori in cui gli italiani e gli italo-americani hanno contribuito allo sviluppo della civiltà occidentale. La ricerca per questo libro ha tenuto conto di ogni aspetto della genialità italiana nelle diverse epoche storiche ed è stata organizzata in una vasta gamma di categorie. Facile da leggere, divertente ed accurato, è corredato da un indice di 2.700 voci. Da Giulio Cesare al sindaco di New York, Giuliani, e da Galileo a Frank Sinatra, chi l' ha detto che le cultura non può essere divertente? Questo libro si propone di creare una maggiore consapevolezza e un più profondo apprezzamento dell'enorme contributo che gli italiani hanno dato alla storia del mondo, dall'Impero Romano al Medioevo, fino ad arrivare ai giorni nostri.

Bilingual Italian Book - A thoughtful gift idea for friends and family!

Heritage Italian-American Style is a fully indexed compendium with 1,776 fact-filled questions that examine the endless contributions made by Italians in 3,000 years to Western civilization. It is a bilingual Italian book formatted to include questions such as:

  • Many regard him as the greatest genius ever to have worked with marble.  Who is he?  Molti considerano quest'artista il più grande genio ad aver mal lavarato con il maro. Di chi si tratta?  (answer/riposta:  Michelangelo)
  • As the wife of Henry II of France, she was the Italian-born queen of France and the great-granddaughter of Lorenzo de' Medici. Much of French cuisine owes its origins and refinements to her.  Who is he?  Nata in Italian questa donna, nipote di Lorenzo de' Medici, diventò regina di Francia sposando Enrico II.  Gran parte della cucina francese deve a lei la sua sofisticatezza.  Chi è?  (answer/risposta:  Caterina de' Medici)
  • The world's longest suspension bridge was named after this Italian explorer (hint:  New York state).  Who was he?  Il ponte sospeso più lungo del mondo (nello stato di New Yofk) fa chiamato con il nome di un esploratore italiano.  Quale?  (answer/risposta:  Giovanni Verrazzano; Verrazzano—Narrows Bridge)

What People Are Saying About Heritage Italian-American Style

"I found your book to be a wonderful idea in communicating to America the many contributions of our Italian heritage."
Andrea Bocelli - Lajatico, Italy

"Bravo!  I have been waiting a long time for a book of facts like this. A work that should be in every Italian-American home. Chock full of facts and fun from Da Vinci to Valentino, from Galileo to Zappa.  Addicting!"
Gerry M. Serianni - Lafayette Hill, PA

"A wonderful book packed with information and references to expand your insights into the Italian-American contribution.  A book you will be more apt to give than loan (you may not get it back) and you will definitely want to go to Italy!  I look forward to the next edition."
Jean Berry - Boston, MA

"If you know your history and thirst for facts of the greatness of Italians, this is the book for you."
Catherine Murray, Editor, Italia Newsletter - Madison, WI

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