Dr. Nicholas La Bianca was born in Giovinazzo (Bari), Italy, in 1930, and during his early life had to live under the Fascist regime and witness depravation, death, and destruction brought by WWII. He received the best classical education available in that country and after the war moved to the United States. He joined the US Air Force during the Korean Was and after being discharged he obtained a BA from the University of Illinois (1957). Moved to New York City and attended night school at CCNY where he obtained an MA in Education (1965). After three years of teaching in the public schools of New York City and an additional three years teaching overseas for the State Department, he settled in Stony Brook, Long Island where he received a DA from SUNY at that location. He spent the next 25 years teaching Languages at the Three Village School District in that area. He retired in 1990 and continues to be active in the field of Education. He is the author of an article on a linguistic study he made on the influence of the Romance Languages on the English Language. He has already published three books: aLIFE, Its Problems and Some of its Unanswerable Questions, a aEducation- a View from Insidea and Growing up under Fascism in a Little Town in Southern Italy.We agreed on a particular weekend, and on Friday after work, following very detailed instructions, I drove to her farm. I almost did not make it, because after driving a long time and made my first left turn at a very high speed I slid off the plastic seat cover, which ... Fortunately, there was no one on the road, the car came almost to a stop and I was able to regain control of it ... she tried to show me part ofthe farm including the barn, but I was not dressed properly for that type of excursion.
|Title||:||An Immigrant's: Long & Difficult way to Become American|
|Author||:||Dr. Nicholas La Bianca|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2010-06-22|