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 [, accessed 22 February 2024.]

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