Trinacria: A Tale of Bourbon Sicily

This historical novel chronicles the destruction of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies during the Italian Revolution.
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$7,465USD
raised of $5,000 goal
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This campaign started on Aug 15 and closed on December 13, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
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  • $10USD
    Cavaliere/Dama

    Receive a thank you card from the author, regular updates on this campaign, and a decal (2.75 x 2.75"). Display one of Sicily's traditional colors: red for the blood of the Sicilian Vespers or gold for the wheat of the Conca d'Oro.

    21 claimed

  • $25USD
    Barone/Baronessa

    Same as above, plus a PDF of the novel and a kitchen magnet (3 x 2"). Brighten your home with a trivet of Trinàcria (the three-legged gorgon of Agrigento) or a toby jug of Grifone (the legendary giant of Messina).

    41 claimed

  • $50USD
    Visconte/Viscontessa

    Same as above, plus a printed copy of the novel by next December and a bookmark (2.5 x 8.5"). Keep your place in the Marchesa's story with a bust of the Prince of Palagonia or a statue of King Charles VII of Naples.

    31 claimed

  • $75USD
    Conte/Contessa

    Same as above, plus a sets of three postcards (5.5 x 4.25"). Reserve a box seat at one of Palermo's glorious opera houses: Teatro Massimo or Teatro Politeama Garibaldi.

    2 claimed

  • $100USD
    Marchese/Marchesa

    Same as above, plus a set of six greeting cards. Tour Bagheria's "Villa of the Monsters" (5.5 x 4.25”) or the Royal Palace at Caserta (4.25 x 5.5").

    11 claimed

  • $250USD
    Duca/Duchessa

    Same as above, plus acknowledgment in the novel and a listing on our website. This upper level also entitles you to three of the following six posters (11 x 17"), suitable for matting and framing. Revisit such stunning locations as Villa Palagonia, the Quattro Canti, the Capuchin Catacombs, the Fountain of Shame, Piazza Ruggiero Settimo, and Assumption Cathedral.

    10 claimed

  • $300USD
    Treasures of Etna

    Same as above, plus a 20% discount on Debra Santangelo's Etna Collection Jewelry Line. Made from real lava from the slopes of Sicily's legendary volcano, this handcrafted set includes necklace, bracelet, and earrings. The lava is interspersed with real Swarovski crystals and studded with red Shamballa beads. As an alternative, the turquoise lava Giardini Naxos is also available. Discounted price is $107 until December 25. With free postage, you save a total of $65 (USD).

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  • $500USD
    Principe/Principessa

    Same as above, plus a wall calendar (11 x 8.25")."Antique Sicilian Prints" features the period etchings used in our video. "Historic Palermo" displays colored snapshots of the city's most prominent monuments.

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  • $1,000USD
    Re/Regina

    Same as above, plus an invitation to the book launch and mention at all promotional events. Our first donor will receive a statue entitled "Music Tower," by Emanuele Viscuso: sculptor and founder of the Sicilian Film Festival. Part of a series ("Studies About Compenetration of Corporeal Substances"), the statue is made of white polyvinyl chloride, weighs 2.5 lbs, and measures 9" high, 5" wide, and 5" deep. This signed original art work is valued at $3,000 (USD)

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