The author recounts her childhood as an Italian-American tomboy, her father's work as a lawyer to mobsters, her feelings of dislocation when her family moved, and her experiences at a prestigious but less diverse high school.It happened one day when everybody else was out and Uncle Gene was left to take care of me. ... put me in the car, took me to a place where I got to take my pick of a litter of ten German shepherd puppies, and he even let me name it. By theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Life Al Dente|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2003|