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Book Information: Kiss From Maddelena, a

Kiss From Maddelena, a (2003) [Novel]
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In an extraordinary first novel, Christopher Castellani combines his American literary training with the romance and beauty of his Italian background. A Kiss From Maddelena evolved from years of listening to his parents' memories of village life in Italy during WWII. Against the background of a community about to be enveloped by war, Castellani tells the story of Vito Leone, a poor boy, and his love for Maddelena, who is from the richest family in the village. Penniless, but resourceful, Vito determines to win the hand of Maddalena. When German troops descend on the village, Vito sees opportunity in the upheaval. In graceful prose, beautifully paced, Castellani deftly captures the ambience of provincial life, and the passions of youth

Original title: A Kiss From Maddelena
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHistoricalWorld War II

Edition #1: Kiss From Maddelena, a

Kiss From Maddelena, a (2003)
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Language: English

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