The day of the dead

the autumn of Commissario Ricciardi by Maurizio De Giovanni

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  • Fiction,
  • Detective and mystery stories,
  • Investigation,
  • Murder,
  • History

About the Edition

Believing that Matteo, a young boy from the streets of 1930s Naples, was murdered, Commissario Ricciardi must conduct his investigation in secret since his superiors are preparing for a state visit from Benito Mussolini.

Edition Notes

Translated from the Italian.

StatementMaurizio de Giovanni ; translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar
SeriesWorld noir, World noir
ContributionsShugaar, Antony
LC ClassificationsPQ4904.E146 G5613 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination366 pages
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27174389M
ISBN 101609451872
ISBN 109781609451875

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The original Egyptian name for the text, transliterated rw nw prt m hrw, is translated as Book of Coming Forth by Day or Book of Emerging Forth into the Light. Oct 27,  · The Day of the Dead (el Día de los Muertos), is a Mexican holiday where families welcome back the souls of their deceased relatives for a brief The day of the dead book that includes food, drink and celebration.

November 2 is All Souls Day, when families go to the cemetery to decorate the graves and tombs of their relatives. The three-day fiesta is filled with marigolds, the flowers of the dead; muertos (the bread of the dead); sugar skulls; cardboard skeletons; tissue paper decorations; fruit and nuts; incense, Date: November 2.

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We found a fun activity book to help kids learn about it: the Day of the Dead Activity book offers a history of the holiday, a word search and crossword puzzle, and themed craft and recipe instructions so you can explore this unique take on the afterlife and Hispanic heritage.