This story traced the author’s life through some of the most important events in recent American history. Spanning more than three quarters of a century and seen through the lens of the son of immigrants, it shows the defects and possibilities of the American Dream. The author was involved, on a very personal level, in some of the most important political, cultural, and civil right issues of our time.
Dante Cosentino was born in Greenwich, Connecticut to Italian immigrant parents. He worked many jobs from drill press operator, to professor in college. He studied at Wayne State University, the New School for Social Research, Hunter College, San Francisco State University, San Diego State University and the University of California Santa Barbara, He received his B.A. From San Francisco State. His graduate work includes four Master Degrees. He fi nished all the course work for a PhD in philosophy at the University of California. Cosentino’s work has been published in poetry magazines and his essay on selfdeception has been published in a professional philosophy journal (The Philosophy Research Archives).