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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Carcaterra, Lorenzo.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2002

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Carcaterra, Lorenzo.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2002

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2015

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Ferrante, Elena

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Summary: Overview: A modern masterpiece from one of Italy's most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante' s inimitable style lends itself perfectly to a meticulous portrait of these two women that is also the story of a nation and a touching meditation on the nature of friendship. The story begins in the 1950s, in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2012

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2018

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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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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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2015

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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--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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2015

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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 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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2015

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

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

Sontag, Susan

Summary: Fictional love story set in Naples, Italy in 1772 based on the lives of Sir William Hamilton, his wife Emma, and Lord Nelson.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 1992

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Ferrante, Elena

Summary: Italian teenager Giovanna searches for a sense of identity and clear perspectives when she finds herself torn between the refinements and excesses of a divided Naples.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2020

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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

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2015

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De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: Naples, March 1931: a bitter wind stalks the city streets, and murder lies at its chilled heart. As one of the world s greatest tenors, Maestro Vezzi, is found brutally murdered in his dressing room at Naples famous San Carlo Theatre, the enigmatic and aloof Commissario Ricciardi is called in to investigate. Arrogant and bad-tempered, Vezzi was hated by many, but with the livelihoods of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2012

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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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2017

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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...

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

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Leon, Donna.

Summary: A socialite asks Guido Brunetti to investigate a murder that happened in the underworld surrounding southern Italy's garbage dumping grounds.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: M Leo

Ferrante, Elena

Summary: Since the publication of My Brilliant Friend, the first of the Neapolitan novels, Elena Ferrante's fame as one of our most compelling, insightful, and stylish contemporary authors has grown enormously. She has gained admirers among authors--Jhumpa Lahiri, Elizabeth Strout, Claire Messud, to name a few--and critics--James Wood, John Freeman, Eugenia Williamson, for example. But her most...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Ferrante 2014

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De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958-

Summary: In 1931 Naples, Commissario Ricciardi, who sees and hears the final seconds in the lives of victims of violent deaths, investigates the murder of an elderly woman who, moonlighting as a fortuneteller and moneylender, had many enemies.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2013

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Parris, S. J.

Summary: Three exhilarating novellas'The Secret Dead, The Academy of Secrets,andThe Dead of Winter' following the early adventures of young priest Giordano Bruno in the dramatic days of sixteenth century Italy. Even the dead have a story to tell ... Naples, 1566. During a sweltering summer, eighteen-year-old Giordano Bruno takes his final vows at San Domenico Maggiore and is admitted to the Dominican...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2020

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De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: They've made a fresh start at the Pizzofalcone precinct of Naples. They fired every member of the investigative branch after they were found guilty of corruption. Now, there's a group of detectives, a new commissario, and a new superintendent. The new cops immediately find themselves investigating a high-profile murder that has the whole town on edge. Heading the investigation is Inspector...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

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