Greenwich Village Vignettes by Alfred Canecchia

By Alfred Canecchia

"Greenwich Village Vignettes is a set of brief tales, or vignettes, chronicling a boy’s coming of age throughout the period of time after the second one international warfare, to the shut of the tumultuous and life-changing decade of the 1960’s.
The quarter used to be constantly recognized for its artists, bohemians and intellectuals. My global consisted of an Italian-American ghetto, with the entire hopes, pitfalls and myriad characters such an atmosphere produced.
Pictures emerge which are chuffed, unhappy, humorous, poignant and tragic. photos of existence which are an homage to the Greenwich Village I knew and grew up in, and to people who undergone there with me.
These reminiscences are dependent upon genuine occasions. To a constrained measure, sequences were rearranged or juxtaposed to slot the tale line. finally, it's a memoir and never a record of background. Any failure to be targeted is because of the various years that separate me from their prevalence. it's what I take into accout, and depending upon that, in itself, exposes its fallibility.


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