Maria Laurino

Author, "The Italian Americans: A History"

Maria Laurino is the author of three books on the Italian-American experience: "The Italian Americans: A History," "Were You Always an Italian?" and "Old World Daughter, New World Mother." A former staff writer for the "Village Voice," Laurino has written for numerous publications including the "New York Times," "The Washington Post," "Salon," and "The Nation."

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