THE SHOEMAKER'S WIFE Despite its girth, Trigiani's latest saga of Italian life lies flat on the page.A portrait of early 20th-century Italian immigration, the story starts with two children in the Italian Alps. In one mountain village, serious, hardworking Enza lives with her large family; in another, rascal Ciro and his brother Eduardo are orphans at the convent. When 16-year-old Ciro travels to Enza's village to dig
Review: The Shoemaker's Wife At the turn of the century in the Italian Alps, young brothers Ciro and Eduardo Lazzari are taken in by a group of benevolent nuns after the boys' mentally unstable mother is unable to care for them. In a village not far away, Enza Ravanelli lives a poor but contented life, until the death of her infant sister Stella plunges the family into grief. When Ciro is sent to dig a grave for Stella, he is ...
The shoemakers wife Such a great love story, i couldn't put it down.
The Shoemaker's Wife. Such a wonderful book. A true love story over the years. Very well written. It brought tears to my eyes at certain stages. Having loved and lost loved ones, being away from my homeland, I could relate to Enza and Ciro's life. The old world charm never dies!
The Shoemakers wife This was a book I can only rate on the service which is always excellent and the book was priced below the store price
Amazing love story! Amazing love story! Not trashy just beautiful with interesting characters!