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The Shoemaker S Wife

Author : Adriana Trigiani
ISBN : 9781849834247
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 72. 68 MB
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The lives of two young Italian lovers, Enza Ravanelli, a practical girl born into poverty and Ciro Amadei, a dreamer raised in a convent orphanage, are woven together in this lush, epic novel set against the landscape of world events in the first half of the 20thcentury. The Shoemaker's Wifespans two world wars, immigration, the birth of American manufacturing, the rigors of assimilation and the perils of the Great Depression. Like the times they were born into, Enza and Ciro's story is filled with surprising twists and turns. Together, they embrace the promise of a new and better life as they attempt to survive by the labour of their own hands. But when Ciro is diagnosed with a deadly cancer from the bombs he endured in World War I, he returns home alone to Italy to say goodbye, and solve a final mystery about his family.

The Supreme Macaroni Company

Author : Adriana Trigiani
ISBN : 9780062136602
Genre : Fiction
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In The Shoemaker's Wife Adriana Trigiani swept her readers across generations of an Italian family, from the Italian Alps at the turn of the twentieth century to the cobblestone streets of Little Italy. In The Supreme Macaroni Company, she weaves a heartbreaking story that begins on the eve of a wedding in New York's Greenwich Village, travels to New Orleans, and culminates in Tuscany. Family, work, romance, and the unexpected twists of life and fate all come together in an unforgettable narrative that Adriana Trigiani's many fans will adore.

The Shoemaker S Daughter

Author : Iris Gower
ISBN : 9781446463703
Genre : Fiction
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When Hari Morgan's father died, he left her nothing but an ailing mother and the tools of his shoemaking business. But what he also passed on to his daughter was a rare and unusual gift - that of designing and making shoes that were stylish and different. One of the first to realise this was Emily Grenfell, spoilt, pettish daughter of Thomas Grenfell, one of the richest men in Swansea. Emily, who resented the beauty and courage of Hari Morgan, nonetheless was delighted with the dancing slippers she made for her debut at the Race Ball, one of the grandest events of the year. It was to be the beginning of a lifetime of friendship, hatred and rivalry between the two girls for, as Hari's business and fame began to grow, so did Emily's fortune began to decline. And between the two girls lay an even deeper tension, for Emily was about to be betrothed to her cousin, Craig Grenfell, a man whom Hari could not help loving and wanting for herself, a man who finally betrayed her. From then on, Hari was determined that nothing and no-one would prevent her rise to a triumphant success.

The Red Shoes

Author : Barbara Bazilian
ISBN : 1580890695
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale in which a girl's desire for a pair of red dancing shoes almost dooms her to dance forever.

Lucia Lucia

Author : Adriana Trigiani
ISBN : 0345470729
Genre : Italians
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All The Stars In The Heavens

Author : Adriana Trigiani
ISBN : 9781471136375
Genre : Fiction
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Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Spencer Tracy, David Niven, Carole Lombard lead a magnificent cast of characters, real and imagined, in Adriana Trigiani's new novel set in the rich landscape of 1930s' Los Angeles. In this spectacular saga as radiant, thrilling and beguiling as Hollywood itself, Trigiani takes us back to the golden age of movie-making and into the complex and glamorous world of a young actress hungry for fame, success - and love. With meticulous, beautiful detail, she paints a rich landscape, where European and American artisans flocked to pursue the ultimate dream: to tell stories on the silver screen.

The Shoemaker And Elves Numbers

Author : Deborah Tiersch-Allen
ISBN : 9781555760564
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Learning With Literature: The Shoemaker & the Elves - Numbers 1-10 & Counting Children learn better when they enjoy what they are doing. Teach specific skills that promote readiness for reading, writing, and math while opening the door to the kingdom of children's classic literature. A full page read-aloud story delights children as they begin 36 pages of pre-reading and pre-writing skills along with critical thinking and discussion questions, activities and classroom games.

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