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Stella mia [electronic resource]. Rosanna Chiofalo.

Chiofalo, Rosanna. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781617738630 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Kensington Books, 2014.

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Summary, etc.: 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,...
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Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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