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UN MOMENTO: A Taste of Italian-American Pastimes


Isn’t it funny how old-fashioned notions make their way into the present? This collection of short essays about author Gina Fava’s Italian-American life is a personal reflection on old-fashioned pastimes that have found their way into today. Whatever your own cultural heritage, you might find that you can relate to many of them. Some stories might invoke nostalgia, others may incite a desire to learn, share, and experience more about the Italian culture. Also included are never-before-published, traditional family recipes, expertly paired with the perfect wine. Take a moment to linger over stories of tradition, family, food, wine, art, travel, and other morsels rich with heritage.

Now Available in Ebook & Print

ISBN #978-0-9893587-8-1



Barnes & Noble



Praise for UN MOMENTO

"Gina Fava makes the reader feel like one of the family...Her personal experiences and recipes will whet your appetite for all things Italian."

-Steven P. Marini, award winning author of the Jack Contino Crime series

"Young or old, Italian or not, you will immerse in the pastimes and traditions in Un Momento. [It] made me laugh and reminisce...[and] appreciate my upbringing.  [A]n inspiration!"

-Daniela Parisi Gawel, reviewer

Gina Fava's "Take a Moment" Giveaway

Take a moment and savor life! Gina Fava is giving away a FREE tote stuffed with savory books and the decadent flavors of Italy.

You can win paperback copies of these Gina Fava books…

  • Un Momento: A Taste of Italian-American Pastimes
  • The Sculptor
  • The Race: A HELL Ranger Thriller

Plus this taste of Italy…Pasta, breadsticks, a jar of Nutella, Italian coffee, Italian cookies, 

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There are 2 ways to enter:

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  • Please post a review AND sign up for the newsletter! (Either one to enter, but both would be better!)
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  • All prior reviews of Un Momento are automatically entered.
  • This giveaway is open to all Gina Fava fans, worldwide. 
  • The giveaway ends at midnight EST on Sunday, August 19, 2018.
  • The winner’s name will be announced via social media on Monday, August 20.

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