With what do you measure the merit of a man? By his wealth or the diamonds on his finger? By the size of his house or his car? By the number of men who call him "master"? Or do you measure a man by the miles he has traveled, the friends he has collected on the way, and the way he lives his life?
If the latter are the tools by which you judge the life of a man the Francis A. DeSanctis stands a mile high in length. In his autobiography, Odyssey: From Rosciolo, Italy, to Hollywood, California, DeSanctis tells the tale of his travels from his native Rosciolo to his current life in the hill outside of Hollywood.
DeSanctis grew up in a small village a child with an expansive imagination and curiosity. He was involved in the war efforts of his native Italy during the first world war, and the insights he brings to this event are both thoughtful and and intriguing. He found ways to travel to the United States, working his way through school and working hard for every penny he earned. DeSanctis the man met and married the love of his life and, with her love and support, went on to develop a successful career in as an educator of young minds.
Having dramatic skill, a wonderful voice, and knowledge of music Mr. DeSanctis volunteered his time after school to organize and coach talent club and chess club. With the approval of the school principals and the blessing of parents, he helped students develop talents, encouraging them every step of the way.
The story of Francis A. DeSanctis tells the classic story of hardships overcome and good guys finishing first. Odyssey is a heartwarming story that will inspire and delight readers through and through.
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Descrizione libro Dorrance Pub Co, 2000. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0805948554
Descrizione libro Dorrance Pub Co, 2000. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110805948554