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Title:
The madonna of the mountains : a novel
Author:
Valmorbida, Elise, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2018]
Physical Description:
347 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
"This epic novel follows the life of a woman in the hardscrabble Italian countryside, from her girlhood through marriage and motherhood through two World Wars and during the Fascist party rule. A sweeping saga about womanhood, religion, loyalty, war, family, motherhood, and marriage, The Madonna of the Mountains is set in Italy during the 1920s to the 1950s, and follows its heroine, Maria Vittoria, from her girlhood through her marriage and motherhood, through the National Fascist Party Rule and ending with her decision to emigrate with her family to Australia. The novel takes us into the mind and heart of one woman who must hold her family together with resilience, love, and faith, in a world where the rules are constantly changing"--
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780399592430
Format :
Book