Fante

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Ashanti Empire - Wars of The Asante - Asante-Fante War
... In 1806, the Ashanti pursued two rebel leaders through Fante territory to the coast ... In 1807 disputes with the Fante led to the Ashanti–Fante War, in which the Ashanti were victorious under Asantehene Osei Bonsu ("Osei the whale") ...
Mark Sa Franko - Writing Style
... not.” SaFranko is a long-term friend of fellow author Dan Fante (Mooch, Chump Change) ... SaFranko introduced Fante to his current wife, and both have young children ... SaFranko claims “I owe him an enormous debt that I can never pay back”, while Fante says “I believe the guy would rather write than breathe ...
Ask The Dust
... the Dust is the most popular novel of Italian-American author John Fante, first published in 1939 and set during the Great Depression-era in Los Angeles ... It is one of a series of novels featuring the character Arturo Bandini as Fante's alter ego, a young Italian-American from Colorado struggling to make it as a writer in Los Angeles ... it rooted in autobiographical incidents in Fante's life ...
Mankessim Kingdom - The Ashanti Threat
... Fante communities outside of Mankessim became targets of the Ashanti, and decided to unite in defense ... In 1806, the first Ashanti–Fante War resulted in a humiliating defeat for the Fante ... In 1811, the Fante again went to war with the Ashanti, again losing in open battle, but forcing a withdrawal by using guerrilla tactics ...
Ask The Dust - Themes
... Fante's most popular novel by far, the semi-autobiographical Ask the Dust is the second book in what is now referred to as "The Saga of Arturo Bandini" or "The Bandini ... to Los Angeles (chronologically, this is the first novel Fante wrote but it was unpublished until 1985), Ask the Dust (1939) and, finally, Dreams from Bunker Hill (1982) ... Fante's use of Bandini as his alter ego can be compared to Charles Bukowski's character, Henry Chinaski ...