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Shoemaker's Wife A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0061257095

ISBN-13: 9780061257094

Edition: 2012

Authors: Adriana Trigiani

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The majestic and haunting beauty of the Italian Alps is the setting of the first meeting of Enza, a practical beauty, and Ciro, a strapping mountain boy, who meet as teenagers, despite growing up in villages just a few miles apart. At the turn of the last century, when Ciro catches the local priest in a scandal, he is banished from his village and sent to hide in America as an apprentice to a shoemaker in Little Italy. Without explanation, he leaves a bereft Enza behind. Soon, Enza's family faces disaster and she, too, is forced to go to America with her father to secure their future.Unbeknownst to one another, they both build fledgling lives in America, Ciro masters shoemaking and Enza…    
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Book details

List price: $33.50
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/3/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Adriana Trigiani grew up in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. She graduated from Saint Mary's College in South Bend, Indiana. She is an award-winning playwright, television writer, and documentary filmmaker. She was a writer for The Cosby Show and A Different World. Her debut novel, Big Stone Gap, was published in 2001. Her other works include Big Cherry Holler; Milk Glass Moon; Home to Big Stone Gap; Lucia, Lucia; The Queen of the Big Time; Rococo; Very Valentine; Viola in Reel Life; and The Shoemaker's Wife. She also wrote a cookbook entitled Cooking with My Sisters and a non-fiction book entitled Don't Sing at the Table: Life Lessons from My Grandmothers. Her title Shoemaker's Wife made The New…