Leo Marino: The House on Greene Street

Mar 07, 2019 446

BY: Margaret McNellis

For Leo Marino, author of The House on Greene Street: Life and Times of a First Generation Italian American, compiling this first book was for his family. “This started 20 years ago,” says Marino, a Branford resident. “My brother and I talked about our ancestry. This was before the days of ancestry.com.”

The family research took several trips to Italy, but the result was 300 years of history and three generations of family photos. “It’s a daunting task,” Marino says, “writing an [auto]biography. My lawyer gave me the courage to write this book.”

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