About the Book
".. Richard Giorgis had died on a clear spring day in 34 years, leaving the Pacific Highway, the main road, turn towards his home in Hilt, a few miles away. It was April 29, 1928, Sunday of every spring shameless ... "
From Vigezzo (Piedmont) was the only prospect for centuries to emigrate. Since the sixteenth century. First Europe, then in South America, and the United States. This is the story of dozens of families who have chosen the forests and mines of Northern California to escape poverty in the period between 1893 and 1928.
The same authors: Vigezzo From the Rio Grande do Sul. History cousins Giorgis (1853-1927), Parma, CM Editions, 2010.
Features & Details
- Category History
6×9 in, 15×23 cm
- Publish Date Feb 14, 2011
- Language Italian
- Tags Pacific higway, United States, to emigrate, Valle Vigezzo, Nord California, Northern California, Claudio Mori, Mount Shasta, San Francisco, Siskiyou County, Siskiyou Road, Suskiyou trail, forests, PIedmont, Piemonte, emigrazione, immigration, Italy, ArnaldoCeccomori, Hilt, Redding, Giorgis, Feminis, Mellerio, Vanni, Vietti, Usa, America, emigration, 2011, 1928, 1893, poverty, mines