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De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: This is Naples as you've never seen it before. A chaotic, shadowy city full of ominous echoes and dark alleyways where each inhabitant seems too absorbed by his or her own problems to give a damn about anybody else. And that is exactly what makes it possible for a cold, methodical killer to commit his atrocious crimes largely undisturbed, to merge with the crowd as if he were invisible. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: Springtime proffers fragrant temptations to the men and women of Naples. But evil also lurks in the sweet-smelling spring air. It is one week before Easter, Naples, 1932. At the high-class brothel in the center of town known as Paradiso, Viper, the most famous prostitute of all, is found dead. Suffocated with a pillow. Her last client swears that when he left her she was alive and well. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DE G

Jackson, Anthon.

Summary: "The Rough Guide to Naples and the Amalfi Coast" is the second edition of this best-selling guide. Now in full colour, the book covers both the city of Naples and the surrounding region in equal detail. It includes a detailed account of the city itself, with in-depth reviews of all the sights, the best hotels, restaurants and nightlife, as well as all the colour maps you need to get around. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rough Guides 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5 NAP

Spaccanapoli (Musical group)

Contents: Pummarola black -- O' Mare = The sea -- O' rinillo o' rinello -- Sant' Anastasia -- Aneme perze = Lost souls -- 'Mmiezo a festa = At a feast -- Piazza Dante -- O' Munachino = Little monk -- Santa notte -- A' ferriera = Ironworks -- Siente Munacie' = Listen Munaciello -- Palummiello = Blackbird -- Vesuvio = Vesuvius.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Real World Records 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN SPA

Saviano, Roberto

Summary: Roberto Saviano returns to the streets of Naples and the boy bosses who run them in Savage Kiss, the hotly anticipated follow-up to The Piranhas. Nicolas Fiorilla and his gang of children--his paranza--control the squares of Forcella after their rapid rise to power. But it isn't easy being at the top. Now that the Piranhas have power in the city, Nicolas must undermine the old families of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAV

Giovinazzo, Diana

Summary: "Austria 1767: Maria Carolina Charlotte-ninth daughter and sixteenth child of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria-knows her position as a Hapsburg archduchess will inevitably force her to leave her home, her family, and her beloved country. But not yet. The Hapsburg family is celebrating a great triumph: Charlotte's older sister, Josepha, has been promised to King Ferdinand IV of Naples, and will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GIO

Saviano, Roberto

Summary: Nicolas Fiorillo is a brilliant and ambitious fifteen-year-old from the slums of Naples, eager to make his mark and to acquire power and the money that comes with it. With nine friends, he sets out to create a new paranza, or gang. Together they roam the streets on their motorscooters, learning how to break into the network of small-time hoodlums that controls drug-dealing and petty crime in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAV

Hofstadter, Dan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.573 HOF

Bennett, Martin Wilmott.

Summary: Make your trip to southern Italy unforgettable with illustrated features, 14 maps, and nearly 200 color photos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel Pub. 2012

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De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: "A Commissario Ricciardi Neapolitan mystery that packs a real punch. Years ago, Vinnie Sannino left Naples on a ship bound for America, where he found fame and wealth as a boxer. But his gilded life in the new world came to an abrupt end when, during a fight, with a heavy punch to the head of his opponent, Vinnie killed a man in the ring. Now, Vinnie's back in Italy, pining for the woman he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DE G

Carcaterra, Lorenzo.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2002

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAR

Carcaterra, Lorenzo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: In the middle of a summer heat wave, as Naples prepares for one of its most important holy days, a renowned surgeon falls to his death from the window of his office. For Commissario Ricciardi and Brigadier Maione it is the beginning of an investigation that will bring them into contact with the most torrid, conflicting and enduring of human passions. In the world Ricciardi and Maione are about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

Ferrante, Elena

Summary: The Story of a New Name follows Elena Ferrante's critically acclaimed My Brilliant Friend, featuring Lila and Elena. The two protagonists are now in their twenties, and marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila. Meanwhile, Elena continues her journey of self-discovery. These young women share a complex and evolving bond that brings them close at times while driving them apart at others. Each...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FER

De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: As Naples prepares for its holiday celebrations, behind the facade of order and happiness imposed by the fascist regime lurks terrible poverty and blinding desperation. In a luxurious apartment on the Mergellina Beach the bodies of a fascist militia officer and his wife have been found. The woman has had her throat cut while the man has been stabbed over sixty times. Seemingly, the hands of two...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DE G

Ferrante, Elena

Summary: The story begins in the 1950s in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. Growing up on these tough streets, the two girls learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else. As they grow--and as their paths repeatedly diverge and converge--Elena and Lila remain best friends whose respective destinies are reflected and refracted in the other. They are likewise the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FER

De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: Believing that Matteo, a young boy from the streets of 1930s Naples, was murdered, Commissario Ricciardi must conduct his investigation in secret since his superiors are preparing for a state visit from Benito Mussolini.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DE G

Ferrante, Elena

Summary: The brilliant, bookish Elena and the fiery uncontainable Lila have made life's great discoveries, its vagaries and losses have been suffered. Both women once fought to escape the neighborhood in which they grew up-- a prison of conformity, violence, and inviolable taboos. Now, in a Naples that is as seductive as it is perilous-- and in a world undergoing epochal change-- Lila and Elena clash,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2015

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Ferrante 2015

De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: Investigating the death of a duchess in 1931 Naples, Commissario Ricciardi is assisted by Brigadier Maione to connect the victim's demise to her associates in the Neapolitan privileged social circles and the local fascist elite.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

Ferrante, Elena

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Summary: In this third Neapolitan novel, Elena and Lila, the two girls whom readers first met in My Brilliant Friend, have become women. Lila married at sixteen and has a young son; she has left her husband and the comforts her marriage brought and now works as a common laborer. Elena has left the neighborhood, earned her college degree, and published a successful novel, all of which has opened the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FER

De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: In the abyss of a profound personal crisis, Commissario Ricciardi feels unable to open himself up to life. He has refused the love of both Enrica and Livia and the friendship of his partner, Maione. Contentment for Ricciardi proves as elusive as clues to the latest crime he has been asked to investigate -- amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

Edmonds, Lucinda

Summary: Rosanna Menici is just a girl when she meets Roberto Rossini, the man who will change her life forever. In the years to come, their destinies are bound together by their extraordinary talents as opera singers and by their enduring but obsessive love for each other - a love that will ultimately affect the lives of all those closest to them. For, as Rosanna slowly discovers, their union is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pan Books 2014

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Ferrante, Elena

Summary: The story begins in the 1950s, in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. Growing up on these tough streets the two girls learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else. As they grow, as their paths repeatedly diverge and converge, Elena and Lila remain best friends whose respective destinies are reflected and refracted in the other. They are likewise the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC FER

Massinelli, Anna Maria.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vendome Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 730.074 Massi

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