A LESSON IN FAITH AND COURAGE - In 1904 a young Italian man sails to America to become an indentured worker for a cotton farmer in the Mississippi delta. Hoping for the chance of a better life, Grandpa Filippo toiled from dawn to dusk for many long years, never losing heart and always keeping his eye on the future. Then he became an itinerant laborer, doing the same work and moving from farm boss to farm boss. Because of his hard work and vision, a brave new family was born. This is his daughter Enrica's diary detailing their struggle for the American dream. (28 photos) It shows how the love between two people can multiply and touch everyone around them. How you can make beauty out of what others would toss aside. How doing without can feel like being rich beyond measure, and a life of unbelievable hardships can lead to success and well being. These lessons in the telling of his daughter Enrica's family story will fill you with awe, tears and laughter, and introduce you to what can be accomplished with a strong will, firm faith and hard work. How you can enjoy life with less and survive and thrive in hard times and economic crisis.
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Book Description Bradham Press, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0985838604
Book Description Bradham Press, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110985838604