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1977233244
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Moments in Flight: A Memoir: Brings the immigrant story full circle; recovers lost history; shares hard-earned practical wisdom

Moments in Flight: A Memoir: Brings the immigrant story full circle; recovers lost history; shares hard-earned practical wisdom

by Jo-Ann Vega

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Overview

The restrictions imposed worldwide by the covid pandemic have exacerbated social isolation and speeded up societal changes. There is a greater need now for authenticity, bridges to self, others, and history. Moments in Flight: A Memoir is Jo-Ann Vega's contribution to the quest for re-connection. Set in the last half century of transformative cultural change, Moments in Flight shares personal voyages of discovery beyond traditional boundaries of gender and culture. The subtitle identifies the mega themes of the memoir: Brings the immigrant story full circle; recovers lost history; shares hard-earned practical wisdom. Crafted and with excerpts from 40 years' of writing and journaling, Moments in Flight also features useful websites, historical timelines and a Book Club Discussion Guide. BISAC subject headings: BIO026000 Biography & Autobiography/Personal Memoirs; BIO002000 Cultural, ethnic, and regional, and; BIO031000 Biography & Autobiography/LGBT



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781977233240
Publisher: Outskirts Press, Inc.
Publication date: 12/12/2020
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

Jo-Ann Vega, a proud Italian-American whose roots in America began in 1903, is a published author and dynamic speaker with 30 years of experience presenting to academic, business, and community groups. Jo-Ann lives with her life partner and canine companion.

Table of Contents

Introduction

PART 1

Chapter 1: Meant to Be a Chronicler

Chapter 2: Escape from the Mezzogiorno

Chapter 3: Nicola and Antoinette Di Franza

Chapter 4: The Pepper Sisters

Chapter 5: Antonio and Sofia Vega

Chapter 6: Early Memories

Chapter 7: Punctuated Equilibrium

PART 2

Chapter 8: The Lost Child

Chapter 9: College Years

Chapter 10: Going to Work

Chapter 11: Rites of Passage

PART 3

Chapter 12: Fast-forward

Afterword

Resources & Selected Bibliography

Book Club Discussion Guide

About the Author

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