Author: Joe Giordano

Category: Historical Fiction

Regular price: $9.99

Deal price: Free

Deal starts: November 23, 2016

Deal ends: November 27, 2016


What turns the gentle mean and the mean brutal? The thirst for wealth? The demand for respect? Vying for a woman? Birds of Passage recalls the Italian immigration experience at the turn of the twentieth-century when New York’s streets were paved with violence and disappointment.Leonardo seeks his fortune. Carlo committed murder and escaped. In New York, Azzura is ambitious but strictly controlled by her mother. Leonardo and Carlo vie for her affection.

Azzura, Leonardo, and Carlo confront con men, Tammany Hall politicians, the longshoreman’s union, Camorra clans, Black Hand extortion, and the Tombs prison.