- ISBN: 9780385360982 (electronic audio bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 audio file : digital
- Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2013.
|General Note:|| Electronic audio file.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Domenica Ruta.
|Summary, etc.:|| Domenica Ruta grew up in a working-class, unforgiving Italian town north of Boston. Her mother, Kathi, a notorious figure in this hardscrabble place, was a drug addict and sometime dealer whose life swung between welfare and riches, whose highbrow taste was at odds with her base appetites. And yet she managed, despite the chaos she created, to instill in her daughter the idea that art--via a classic film or a classical education--could transcend this life of undying grudges, self-inflicted misfortune, and the crooked moral code that Kathi and her cohorts lived by.
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York Books on Tape 2013 Available via World Wide Web.
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