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ISBN13: 9780061257100
ISBN10: 0061257109
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pat827pa, January 8, 2013 (view all comments by pat827pa)
Adriana Trigiani has the gift of being a wonderful storyteller. She transports her readers into each location and you never want her stories to end! I loved this book and can't wait for her next!
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Pat Close, January 1, 2013 (view all comments by Pat Close)
Well written
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SUSAN KIPP, January 1, 2013 (view all comments by SUSAN KIPP)
A friend gave me this book to get my mind off my mastectomy. It worked. For two days, I was transported to Italy and the east coast. Trigiani's description of the hardships that Italian immigrants had to endure were enthralling.
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Rachelle Shanrock, September 24, 2012 (view all comments by Rachelle Shanrock)
"The Shoemaker's Wife" is an absolutely gorgeous story. Unlike anything else Adriana Trigiani has written, it is about 2 Italian American immigrants, who meet once in Italy as teenagers, then again in America. Ciro and Enza are wonderfully developed characters, and I found myself cheering along with them when they met success, and crying along with them in any sad moments. I was very sad to put this book down when I finished it; and I hope that Trigiani keeps writing masterpieces like this one.
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ISBN:
9780061257100
Author:
Trigiani, Adriana
Publisher:
Harper Paperbacks
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
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Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20120821
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8 x 5.3125 in 17.78 oz

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Product details 496 pages Harper Paperbacks - English 9780061257100 Reviews:
"Review" by , “I've always loved reading Trigiani, but [this] is something totally new and completely wonderful: a rich, sweeping epic which tells the story of the women and men who built America dream by dream. If you're meeting her work for the first time, get ready for a lifelong love affair. Splendid.”
"Review" by , “Trigiani's gift for using vivid details to create a strong sense of place and her warm affection for her characters will make this a satisfying read for her many fans.”
"Review" by , “This expansive epic, which seems tailor-made for a miniseries, manages to feel both old-fashioned and thoroughly contemporary…[an] irresistible love story.”
"Review" by , “The breathtaking… historical novel sparkles in exquisite details and vivid descriptions.”
"Review" by , “Within the pages of this novel, Trigiani's 10th, is a gloriously romantic yet sensible world that seamlessly blends practicality and beauty…built around the staggering cultural and social changes the war years swept in….Trigiani's very best…exquisite writing and a story enriched by the power of abiding love.”
"Review" by , “Trigiani's page-turning newest…is a sweeping saga….More than an epic romance, Trigiani's work pays homage to the tribulations of the immigrant experience, and the love that makes the journey and hardships worthwhile.”
"Synopsis" by , Beloved New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani returns with the most epic and ambitious novel of her career — a breathtaking multigenerational love story that spans two continents, two World Wars, and the quest of two star-crossed lovers to find each other again. The Shoemaker's Wife is replete with the all the page-turning adventure, sumptuous detail, and heart-stopping romance that has made Adriana Trigiani, “one of the reigning queens of women's fiction” (USA Today). Fans of Trigiani's sweeping family dramas like Big Stone Gap and Lucia, Lucia will love her latest masterpiece, a book Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help, calls “totally new and completely wonderful: a rich, sweeping epic which tells the story of the women and men who built America dream by dream.”
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