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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2016

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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

Fo, Dario

Summary: "Lucrezia Borgia is one of the most vilified figures in modern history. The daughter of a notorious pope, she was twice betrothed before the age of eleven and thrice married--one husband was forced to declare himself impotent and thereby unfit and another was murdered by Lucrezia's own brother, Cesar Borgia. She is cast in the role of murderess, temptress, incestuous lover, loose woman, femme...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FO

Manzini, Antonio

Summary: "It's the bitterly cold spring season in alpine Aosta, and a girl has been kidnapped. Chiara Berguet, daughter of the owners of a local construction firm, was targeted thanks to the sizeable debt her parents owe. But like many a best-laid plan, a blown tire causes the crime to go haywire as the kidnappers' van skids off the road and crashes into a pair of larch trees. Both the driver and his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAN

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2014

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

Faletti, Giorgio

Summary: In the seedy underworld of 1970s Milan, shortly after politician Aldo Moro's kidnapping by the Red Brigades terrorist group, Bravo, a caterer to the wealthy, has an affair with a mysterious woman only to find himself pursued by the authorities and organized crime bosses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAL

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

Avallone, Silvia

Summary: Enthralling their failing industrial town on the coast of Italy during a summer when they discover their budding sexuality, adolescents Anna and Francesca are separated by a test of their friendship and eventually discover that they must reconnect to escape small-town destinies.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

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

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa 2015

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

François, Bill

Summary: "Bill François' Eloquence of the Sardine is a charming narrative nonfiction book about the secret lives of fishes. If we listen to the ocean, what do we hear? What can it teach us? How can it change us? Written by a marine scientist (and winner of French eloquence competitions), this work of narrative non-fiction blends Bill François' personal story with that of sea creatures to create an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 578.77 FRA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 578.77 FRA

Dazieri, Sandrone

Summary: When a woman is beheaded in a park outside Rome and her six-year-old son goes missing, Deputy Captain Colomba Caselli and Dante Torre, both still recovering from personal catastrophes, team up to solve the series of killings and abductions that ensues. As they follow the ever-more-bizarre trail of clues, one thing becomes clear: what's really going on is much darker than anyone imagined.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAZ

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAZ

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

Liogier, Raphaël

Summary: "In this timely, self-reflective essay, a groundbreaking sociologist and philosopher examines the underlying causes of gender inequality and how we can fight against it. Following the shocking, infuriating accounts shared as part of the #MeToo movement, Raphaël Liogier felt compelled to apply his academic expertise to shed light on the roots of gender inequality and its many manifestations,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.3 LIO

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAV

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