Winner Of The 2011 Strega Prize, This Blend Of Essay, Social Criticism, And Memoir Is A Striking Portrait Of The Effects Of Globalization On Italy S Declining Economy Starting From His Family S Textile Factory In Prato, Tuscany, Edoardo Nesi Examines The Recent Shifts In Italy S Manufacturing Industry Only One Generation Ago, Prato Was A Thriving Industrial Center That Prided Itself On Craftsmanship And Quality But During The Last Decade, Cheaply Made Goods Produced Overseas Or In Italy By Poorly Paid Immigrants Saturated The Market, Making It Impossible For Italian Companies To Keep Up In 2004 His Family Was Forced To Sell The Textile Factory How This Could Have Happened Nesi Asks, And What Are The Wider Repercussions Of Losing Businesses Like His Family S, Especially For Italian Culture Story Of My People Is A Denouncement Of Big Business, Corrupt Politicians, The Arrogance Of Economists, And Cheap Manufacturing It S A Must Read For Anyone Seeking Insight Into The Financial Crisis That S Striking Europe Today.
Edoardo Nesi is an Italian writer, filmmaker, and translator He began his career translating the work of such authors as Bruce Chatwin, Malcolm Lowry, Stephen King, and Quentin Tarantino He has written five novels, one of which, L et dell oro, was a finalist for the 2005 Strega Prize and a winner of the Bruno Cavallini Prize He wrote and directed the film Fughe da fermo Fandango, 2001 , based
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- Storia della mia gente
- Edoardo Nesi
- 05 March 2018 Edoardo Nesi