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 Marinelli. After relinquishing the infant to another, Marinelli insisted that the child be named Giuseppe

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Citation: Postman, Sheryl Lynn. "Giose Rimanelli". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 14 January 2014 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=13235, accessed 22 February 2024.]

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