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Danilo Dolci

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Danilo Dolci (1924-1997) was an Italian author, educator, political activist, and poet. Dolci rallied the Sicilian people to fight for change by teaching, campaigning for public works, and organizing sit-ins, fasts and ''strikes-in-reverse.'' He was one of the only figures to shed light on the Sicilian mafia’s abuse after World War II; he was known as the “Studs Terkel of Sicily.” Dolci is the author of several works, including Sicilian Lives, a collection of locals’ stories told in their own voices.

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Sicilian Lives

Written by Danilo Dolci

Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: December 12, 1981
Price: $19.00

When Danilo Docli, peace worker, organizer, educator, first arrived in 1952 in Trappeto, a village of peasants and fishermen in western Sicily, there were no streets, just mud and dust, not a single drugstore, not even a sewer. (In fact, the local dialect didn’t even have a word for sewer.) Like... Read more >
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