Giose Rimanelli was born in Casacalenda (Molise), Italy, on November 28, 1925. The majority of his biography can be gleaned from his various novels, starting with Tiro al piccione [The Day of the Lion](1953), his first published novel, and ending with Il viaggio [The Voyage] (2003), his last. The largest portion of his life history is present in two of his books: his mini-memoir Molise Molise (1979), and his narrative Familia: la storia dell’emigrazione [Family: The History of Emigration] (2000).

Rimanelli is the first child of Concetta and Vincenzo Rimanelli, in turn the first-born child of Giuseppe Rimanelli, an illegitimate offspring of a wealthy man in the town, Don Leo …

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Citation:
Postman, Sheryl Lynn. "Giose Rimanelli". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 14 January 2014
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Articles on Rimanelli's works

  1. Peccato originale [Original Sin]
  2. Tiro al piccione [The Day of the Lion]