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Carlo Collodi

(Carlo Lorenzini)
Italy (1826 - 1890)

Carlo Collodi was the pen name of Carlo Lorenzini, a journalist born in Florence. For much of his life, Collodi devoted his writing to the liberation movement to free Italy from Austrian domination. In 1875, he turned his attention from politics to writing for children.
   Giannettino (1881)
   Pinocchio (1883)
     aka The Story of a Puppet
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