Say That To My Face
W.W. Norton Presents

Say That To My Face

“Prete’s stories are as casually virtuoso as a neighborhood knuckleball.”

-Entertainment Weekly
 

Transcending all the limitations of “ethnic literature” and mobster stereotyping, David Prete flawlessly (and seemingly effortlessly) nails Italian-American life to the page and elevates it to a new place in American writing.

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David Prete so clearly loves the characters in this book - this strange, eccentric, damaged Italian family. He does the bravest thing possible, never passing judgment on any of them, instead he makes you fall in love with them.
- Edie Falco
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