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Serendipity [electronic resource] : A Novel. Louise Shaffer.

Shaffer, Louise. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780345513175 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2009.

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Summary, etc.: Louise Shaffer brings to life three generations of Italian American women in this stunning novel of surprises, secrets, and serendipity.A child of theatrical royalty, Carrie Manning is having a hard time getting her own act together. Thirty-seven, aimless, and having just buried a famous mother she never understood, she is desperate to uncover her family's mysterious past in the hopes that it will help her understand herself.Carrie's search reveals the fascinating life stories of her estranged grandmother Lu, a glamorous Broadway star whose dreams came with a price; her great grandmother Mifalda, who gave up everything to come to America as a sixteen-year-old Italian bride; and her father, Bobby, the charismatic Broadway genius who wrote some of Lu's greatest musicals and died tragically young. At the heart of Carrie's discoveries lies the reason for her mother's complicated life, and a dark secret that has been buried for thirty years.From the Trade...
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Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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