Ultimate Italian Trivia is a book that every Italian American should have and read
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Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) December 22, 2006
More than twenty six million Americans proudly trace their heritage to Italy. To commemorate and honor Italian Americans and their many contributions, Marshall Rand Publishing announces the release of Ultimate Italian Trivia: A Treasure Trove of Fun and Fascinating Facts. This one-of-a-kind book is financially sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation (http://www.niaf.org) and the foreword is written by Frank D. Stella, chairman emeritus of the National Italian American Foundation.
Ultimate Italian Trivia reveals over 1,600 trivia facts that are sure to entertain, educate, and surprise. Supplemental content includes “Top 10 of Italy” lists, a timeline of Italian history, descriptions of key events in Italian history, an Italian resource section, words to the Italian national anthem in both English and Italian, lists of Italian statesmen, quotes from famous Italians and Italian Americans, and profiles of each of the twenty regions of Italy.
All of the major periods of Italian history are covered in Ultimate Italian Trivia, including the Etruscans, the ancient Roman Empire, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Holy Catholic Church, the unification (called in Italian the Risorgimento, or “Resurgence”), and finally the modern era. Trivia facts cover many diverse subjects such as Italian food & wine, language & literature, traditions & customs, inventions & science, music & art, politics & business, Catholic Church & religion, and exploration & geography.
Early praise for Ultimate Italian Trivia includes the following:
· “Finally, the Real ‘Ultimate Italian Trivia’ Book”, says the Italian Tribune, Newark, NJ; November 2006
· “Magnifico!”, says ReaderViews.com; October 2006
· “The perfect gift for the holidays”, says the Italian Tribune, Clinton Township, MI; November 2006
· “Highlighted Title” selection, Independent Publisher Magazine, Traverse City, MI; November 2006
· “Ultimate Italian Trivia is a book that every Italian American should have and read”, say Frank D. Stella, chairman emeritus, National Italian American Foundation; August 2006
Author Scott Paul Frush, a financial advisor by trade with Frush Financial Group (http://www.Frush.com), is a self-proclaimed history buff, Italian culture connoisseur, and trivia extraordinaire. An avid writer, Scott Paul Frush is the author of three other books - Understanding Asset Allocation (McGraw-Hill, 2006), Understanding Hedge Funds (McGraw-Hill, 2006), and Optimal Investing (Marshall Rand Publishing, 2004). Frush holds a masters degree from the University of Notre Dame.
Ultimate Italian Trivia ($14.75) is available everywhere books are sold, including online at http://www.ScottPaulFrush.com, the official author website. Italian American Trivia, a mini eBook with 25 trivia facts excerpted from Ultimate Italian Trivia, is available free of charge at http://www.MarshallRandPublishing.com.
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Royal Oak, MI 48068-1849