Under a Sardinian Sky

Under a Sardinian Sky - Thorndike Press Large Print Clean Reads

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Synopsis

"Sometimes a family s deepest silences hide the most important secrets. For Mina, a London-based travel writer, the enigmatic silence surrounding her aunt Carmela has become a personal obsession. Carmela disappeared from her Italian hometown long ago and is mentioned only in fragments and whispers. Mina has resisted prying, respectful of her family's Sardinian reserve. But now, with her mother battling cancer, it s time to learn the truth. In 1952, Simius is a busy Sardinian town surrounded by fertile farms and orchards. Carmela Chirigoni, a farmer s daughter and talented seamstress, is engaged to Franco, son of the area s wealthiest family. Everyone agrees it s a good match. But Carmela s growing doubts about Franco s possessiveness are magnified when she meets Captain Joe Kavanagh. Joe, an American officer stationed at a local army base, is charismatic, intelligent, and married. Hired as his interpreter, Carmela resolves to ignore her

Book information

ISBN: 9781432840464
Publisher: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company
Imprint: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company
Pub date:
Edition: Large print edition
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 557 (large print)
Weight: 658g
Height: 218mm
Width: 145mm
Spine width: 30mm