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Paul Pepper: Author Joe Polacco, "Giovanni: Street Urchin of Naples"

Joe Polacco

"This story would not have been written if my mother had not told me about her grandfather..." Author JOE POLACCO's new book, 'Giovanni: Street Urchin of Naples', is best described as historical fiction, the (occasionally embellished) story of Joe's great-grandfather making the journey from Italy to America and his ascension to patriarchy in a society rife with racism and injustice. January 15, 2021


Travis McMillen is the senior media producer at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. For KBIA, Travis oversees production of Views of the News and Radio Friends with Paul Pepper.
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