Summary: Every year, after her school in Turin closes for the summer holidays, Teresa follows her father to his childhood home in Puglia and endures weeks of heat and boredom. This summer she meets the three boys who live on the farm next door: Nicola; Tommaso; and charismatic Bern. Raised like brothers, they don't go to school, but instead live in a kind of commune led by Cesare, a teacher and father...
Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2020
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GIO
Summary: "When a young married couple hire a middle-aged widow during the wife, Nora's, difficult pregnancy, they don't realize the dominating force she will become in their small family. Signora A--maid, nanny, and confidante--becomes the glue in their household, and over time, the steady and loving presence whose benign influence allows them to negotiate the complexities of married life. But the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2015
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Summary: " From the bestselling author of The Solitude of Prime Numbers, a searing novel of war and the journey from youth into manhood. In Paolo Giordano's highly awaited new novel, a platoon of young men and one woman soldier leaves Italy for one of the mostdangerous places on earth. Forward Operating Base (FOB) in the Gulistan district of Afghanistan is nothing but an exposed sandpit scorched by...
Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2014