Stella Mia

Stella Mia Author Rosanna Chiofalo
ISBN-10 9781617738630
Release 2014-12-30
Pages 368
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Rosanna Chiofalo's poignant, beautifully written novel evokes the stunning scenery of Sicily and the Aeolian Islands and tells of mothers and daughters, love and sacrifice--and the choices that resound across continents and through generations. Julia Parlatone doesn't have much to remember her Italian mother by. A grapevine that Sarina planted still flourishes in the backyard of Julia's childhood home in Astoria, Queens. And there's a song, "Stella Mia," she recalls her mother singing--my star, my star, you are the most beautiful star--until the day she left three-year-old Julia behind and returned to Italy for good. Now a happily married school teacher, Julia tries not to dwell on a past she can't change or on a mother who chose to leave. But in an old trunk in the family basement, she discovers items that belonged to her mother--a song book, Tarot cards, a Sicilian folk costume--and a diary. Sarina writes unflinchingly of her harsh childhood and of a first, passionate love affair;of blissful months spent living in the enchanting coastal resort town of Taormina and the unspoiled Aeolian Islands north of Sicily as well as the reasons she came to New York. By the diary's end, Julia knows she must track down her mother in Italy and piece together the rest of the complex, bittersweet truth--a journey that, for better or worse, will change her own life forever. Praise For The Novels Of Rosanna Chiofalo Carissima "What a glorious novel this is. It's a celebration of life, love and unlikely friendship through the eyes of two very different women. Yet their similarities bind them together and will endear them to readers long after the last page is turned. Bravissima for Carissima!" --Susan Wiggs, # 1 New York Times bestselling author "Fantastico! I couldn't put it down!" --Lisa Jackson, # 1 New York Times bestselling author Bella Fortuna "Chiofalo brings the Italian immigrant community and neighborhoods richly to life." --Publishers Weekly "Reading Rosanna Chiofalo's depiction of a modern Italian-American family is like digging into a fresh bowl of pasta--warm, welcome, and satisfying. A deeply felt debut that affirms the importance of friends and family--Italian-style." --Lisa Verge Higgins, author of Random Acts of Kindness "Well-drawn characters. . .A charmer." --BookPage "Sometimes tough, sometimes tender, always heartfelt and honest, Bella Fortuna is a lively, finely-stitched tale of life and love, family and friendship, and a zest for cose Italiane!" --Peter Pezzelli, author of Home to Italy



A stella mia

 A stella mia Author Stella Musmeci
ISBN-10 OCLC:955538564
Release 1989
Pages 152
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Casanova s Secret Wife

Casanova s Secret Wife Author Barbara Lynn-Davis
ISBN-10 9781496712325
Release 2017-07-25
Pages 304
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“Full of passion and rich historical detail . . . an enthralling read, impossible to put down.” —Phyllis T. Smith, bestselling author of I Am Livia and The Daughters of Palatine Hill “This is Venice beneath the mask: A dark and fascinating love story hiding in the shadows of the golden city.” —Marina Fiorato, bestselling author of The Glassblower of Murano Set in eighteenth-century Venice and based on an actual account by Giacomo Casanova—here is a lush tale of desire and risk, offering a little known portrait of the writer as a young man. Caterina Capreta was an innocent girl of fourteen when she caught the attention of the world’s most infamous chronicler of seduction: Giacomo Casanova. Intoxicated by a fierce love, she wed Casanova in secret. But his shocking betrayal inspired her to commit an act that would mark her forever . . . Now twenty years later on the island of Murano, the woman in possession of Caterina’s most devastating secret has appeared with a request she cannot refuse: to take in a noble-born girl whose scandalous love affair resembles her own. But the girl’s presence stirs up unwelcome memories of Caterina’s turbulent past. Tested like never before, she reveals the story of the man she will never forget . . . Bringing to life a fascinating chapter in the history of Venice, Casanova’s Secret Wife is a tour de force that charts one woman’s journey through love and loss to redemption. “Seductive and unforgettable” —Harmony Verna, author of Daughter of Australia “Breathtaking, beautiful . . . will mesmerize readers." —Rosanna Chiofalo, author of Stella Mia



Stella mia

Stella mia Author Fedora D'Errico
ISBN-10 OCLC:955366637
Release 1986
Pages 81
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My Love

 My Love  Author Elizabeth Lynn Linton
ISBN-10 HARVARD:32044024166886
Release 1882
Pages 459
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The Danish Welfare State

The Danish Welfare State Author Morten Frederiksen
ISBN-10 9781137527318
Release 2016-04-29
Pages 269
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The Danish Welfare State analyzes a broad range of areas, such as globalization, labor marked, family life, health and social exclusion, the book demonstrates that life in a modern welfare state is changing rapidly, creating both challenges and possibilities for future management.



Sustainability

Sustainability Author Jeremy L. Caradonna
ISBN-10 9780199372423
Release 2014-08-01
Pages 208
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The word is nearly ubiquitous: at the grocery store we shop for "sustainable foods" that were produced from "sustainable agriculture"; groups ranging from small advocacy organizations to city and state governments to the United Nations tout "sustainable development" as a strategy for local and global stability; and woe betide the city-dweller who doesn't aim for a "sustainable lifestyle." Seeming to have come out of nowhere to dominate the discussion-from permaculture to renewable energy to the local food movement-the ideas that underlie and define sustainability can be traced back several centuries. In this illuminating and fascinating primer, Jeremy L. Caradonna does just that, approaching sustainability from a historical perspective and revealing the conditions that gave it shape. Locating the underpinnings of the movement as far back as the 1660s, Caradonna considers the origins of sustainability across many fields throughout Europe and North America. Taking us from the emergence of thoughts guiding sustainable yield forestry in the late 17th and 18th centuries, through the challenges of the Industrial Revolution, the birth of the environmental movement, and the emergence of a concrete effort to promote a balanced approach to development in the latter half of the 20th century, he shows that while sustainability draws upon ideas of social justice, ecological economics, and environmental conservation, it is more than the sum of its parts and blends these ideas together into a dynamic philosophy. Caradonna's book broadens our understanding of what "sustainability" means, revealing how it progressed from a relatively marginal concept to an ideal that shapes everything from individual lifestyles, government and corporate strategies, and even national and international policy. For anyone seeking understand the history of those striving to make the world a better place to live, here's a place to start.



All About Mia

All About Mia Author Lisa Williamson
ISBN-10 9781910989128
Release 2017-02-02
Pages 368
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One family, three sisters. GRACE, the oldest: straight-A student AUDREY, the youngest: future Olympic swimming champion. And MIA, the mess in the middle. Mia is wild and daring, great with hair and selfies, and the undisputed leader of her friends – not attributes appreciated by her parents or teachers. When Grace makes a shock announcement, Mia hopes that her now-not-so-perfect sister will get into the trouble she deserves. But instead, it is Mia whose life spirals out of control – boozing, boys and bad behaviour – and she starts to realise that her attempts to make it All About Mia might put at risk the very things she loves the most.



Beneath the Glitter

Beneath the Glitter Author Elle Fowler
ISBN-10 9781250016331
Release 2012-09-04
Pages 288
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From internet stars Elle and Blair Fowler comes a scintillating new novel that takes readers Beneath the Glitter of the glitzy L.A. social scene. Welcome to a place where dreams are made. And where nothing—and no one—is ever what it seems. After their make-up and fashion videos went viral on YouTube, sisters Sophia and Ava London are thrust into the exclusive life of the Los Angeles elite. Here fabulous parties, air kisses, paparazzi and hot guys all come with the scene. Sophia finds herself torn between a gorgeous bartender and a millionaire playboy, and Ava starts dating an A-list actor. But as they're about to discover, the life they've always dreamed of comes with a cost. Beneath the glitter of the Hollywood social scene lies a world of ruthless ambition, vicious gossip...and betrayal. Someone close to them, someone they trust, is working in the shadows to bring the London sisters falling down. And once the betrayal is complete, Sophia and Ava find themselves knee-deep in a scandal that could take away everything they care about, including the one thing that matters most—each other.



Giuseppe Montanelli s Tragedy of Camma

Giuseppe Montanelli s Tragedy of Camma Author Giuseppe Montanelli
ISBN-10 UCD:31175035135709
Release 1866
Pages 28
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Regina di scacchi

Regina di scacchi Author Rosa Maria Giorgio
ISBN-10 9781291730715
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Catalog of Copyright Entries Third Series

Catalog of Copyright Entries  Third Series Author Library of Congress. Copyright Office
ISBN-10 UIUC:30112003968861
Release 1958
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The record of each copyright registration listed in the Catalog includes a description of the work copyrighted and data relating to the copyright claim (the name of the copyright claimant as given in the application for registration, the copyright date, the copyright registration number, etc.).



Two life stories

Two life stories Author Alice Weber
ISBN-10 OXFORD:600073895
Release 1882
Pages
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New Catholic World

New Catholic World Author
ISBN-10 UCAL:$B623193
Release 1902
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Musical Compositions

Musical Compositions Author Library of Congress. Copyright Office
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105128906638
Release 1913
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Per seguire la mia stella

Per seguire la mia stella Author Laura Bosio
ISBN-10 9788823518889
Release 2017-03-16T00:00:00+01:00
Pages 420
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Il romanzo che riscopre una straordinaria figura femminile sullo sfondo del Rinascimento italiano Si respira aria di melodramma in questo romanzo che, tra Storia e invenzione, riporta in vita passioni e intrighi del Rinascimento italiano e una straordinaria figura femminile a lungo dimenticata. Siamo a Lucca, città dalle cento torri e dalle cento chiese, dai bastioni possenti, ricchissima e spietata, devota e ribelle, fiera della sua indipendenza. Nel 1515, proprio a Lucca, nasce una donna simile alla sua città, orgogliosa e non domata, condannata a una vita controcorrente dal suo stesso essere donna e da un precoce talento poetico. Figlia di mercanti che esportano le loro finissime stoffe in tutta Europa, Chiara Matraini non è nobile né cortigiana, le sole condizioni che le permetterebbero un riconoscimento pubblico. Nel suo destino c’è un futuro di moglie e madre con un’oscura vita tra le mura di un palazzo. Invece Chiara, forte degli studi che i genitori le hanno consentito, decide di diventare una letterata, di più, una poetessa, pubblicando con il suo nome un volume di Rime che ottiene molti consensi. Una scelta che paga duramente, senza smettere mai di lottare, per amore del figlio, della poesia e dell’uomo a cui si lega dopo la morte del marito, suscitando scandalo. Attorno a lei, un mondo in rapido cambiamento, tra la scoperta di terre fino ad allora sconosciute, la finanza nascente, le inquietudini artistiche, le guerre di dominio e gli aspri conflitti religiosi.



The Twins of Tessar

The Twins of Tessar Author Christine Kate Castigliano
ISBN-10 9780982249901
Release 2009-05-01
Pages 316
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Alone in her ramshackle house, 13-year-old Yolanda Mae Crick looks in the mirror and sees a boy's face instead of her own. Yolanda follows his reflection to the ancient world of Tessar, where she learns to use her extraordinary gift, the vision to see the truth. But will she ever find the real boy behind the reflection?