[↠ Mattanza: Love and Death in the Sea of Sicily || × PDF Read by ☆ Theresa Maggio] #2020


  • Title: Mattanza: Love and Death in the Sea of Sicily
  • Author: Theresa Maggio
  • ISBN: 9780738202693
  • Page: 333
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Mattanza: Love and Death in the Sea of Sicily By Theresa Maggio In 1986, love drew Theresa Maggio to Favignana, an island just off the coast of Sicily There the young journalist encountered the mysterious world of the tonnara the ritual trapping and killing of bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean Sea and the mattanza, the stunning, bloody climax of the fishing season when the huge fish are wrestled from the sea and killed Mattanza is thIn 1986, love drew Theresa Maggio to Favignana, an island just off the coast of Sicily There the young journalist encountered the mysterious world of the tonnara the ritual trapping and killing of bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean Sea and the mattanza, the stunning, bloody climax of the fishing season when the huge fish are wrestled from the sea and killed Mattanza is the riveting story of Maggio s annual return to witness this timeless struggle between man and the sea An alluring blend of memoir, history, and travelogue, Mattanza documents an insular and exotic world where the tonnara continues according to ancient ritual even as modern fishing methods edge it towards extinction.
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    Mattanza: Love and Death in the Sea of Sicily By Theresa Maggio

    Commentaires:

    Lynn
    This book is far cry from the standard I went to Italy and all the men hit on me memoir that so often comes from female writers personal experiences on the boot and its island Maggio deals with the issue of an oppressive patriarchy and crippled economy through the lens of a dying way of life that of the mattanza, the ritualistic slaughter of tuna on the small island of Favignana She is admittedly obsessed and infatuated with her subject, but it does not keep her from looking at it with a clear a [...]

    Mary Ann
    This book transported me to a place and life that is vastly different from my own It was a pleasure to read, and while horrifying at times, I found myself identifying with the beauty of the ritual.I just reread this book for my Book Club since it s been years since I first picked it up It really gives you a sense of the town, the people, and the traditions that have carried on for hundreds of years It makes me want to visit the sun and sea of Sicily.

    Jennifer
    Theresa s interest in the island of Favignana and relationship with people of Favignana seemed uninteresting to me, in comparison with the mattanza the historic annual hunt for bluefin tuna I didn t find her personal experience and insight especially engaging, nor the book especially well written.

    Piedmont_Michael
    GREAT BOOK This book is about fishing, Sicilian society and rituals, history, and being an outsider priveleged to observe a culture that is fading away Maggio is a very descriptive writer, making it very easy to visualize the landscape of the island, the harbor full of fishing boats, etc A quick read, I wish it had been longer.

    Trina
    Not nearly as good as it should have been The mattanza, the annual fishing of tuna in the sea of Sicily, is epic and deserved to be treated with respect Instead this is a kind of personal journal of an American woman in love with a Sicilian man.

    Gayle
    Super interesting story about the ritual fishing of the blue fin tuna dating back from ancient imes The book also provides a great depiction og the the Scilians who have been involved in the tuna fishing and canning industry The book is well written with great photos.

    Helena
    A very nice travel memoir

    Ellen Greene
    a single woman goes on a wonderful adventure Learn lots of history and a lifestyle most of us know nothing about.

    Nancy
    Funny, but I loved this book one of all time favorites fell in love with Sicily

    Kylysquirrel
    The mattanza is a dying art with ecological implications Worth a read.

    Fernanda
    Fantastic It makes you feel like you are right there in Sicily

    Kim
    Fishing, fishing and fishing Pure enjoyment in the sun.

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      Published :2020-03-23T04:42:41+00:00