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Si·lo·ne(sĭ-lō′nē, sē-lō′nĕ), Ignazio Pen name of Secondo Tranquillo. 1900-1978.
Italian novelist whose best-known works, Bread and Wine (1937) and The Seed Beneath the Snow (1940), were written while he was in exile from the Fascist regime in Italy.
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(Biography) Ignazio (iɲˈɲattsjo). 1900–78, Italian writer, noted for his humanitarian socialistic novels, Fontamara (1933) and Bread and Wine (1937)
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Ignazio (Secondo Tranquilli), 1900–78, Italian author.
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