What My Father Taught Me

What My Father Taught Me

by Maria Giura

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599541228
Publisher: Bordighera Press
Publication date: 04/17/2018
Series: VIA Folios , #127
Pages: 94
Sales rank: 873,645
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Maria Giura has been published in several literary journals and has won awards from the Academy of American Poets, the Paterson Literary Review, and Salem College's Center for Women Writers. She has taught Literature and Writing at St. John's University, Montclair State University, and Binghamton University where she received her PhD.

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JoeGiammanco More than 1 year ago
I picked up Maria Giura’s What My Father Taught Me intending to read just the Note to Reader and the title poem and to save the rest for a little at a time, but then the sublimity of her work took over. Within an hour and a half I had devoured it. It’s such a touching book, a charming little pearl that has an ocean of love and devotion for family, faith, heritage, and the gift of being human. God has given Giura the gift of expressing so poignantly not only her journey but aspects of all our journeys. Furthermore, in her poem, “Christ in Concrete,” she asked, “Where are all the other Italian-American writers?” It’s so true, and yet here is one of the very capable, vibrant ones right before our eyes. I so look forward to whatever book Giura has to offer us next.