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- DescriptionIn April 1903, Diamante, age twelve, and Vita, age nine, are sent by their poor families in southern Italy to make a life in America. Theirs is an unforgettable love story, a riveting tale of immigrant survival and hope that takes them from the crime-ridden tenements of Little Italy to the brutal rail yards of the Midwest.
- Author BiographyMelania G. Mazzucco was born in Rome in 1966. She earned a degree in Italian literature from the University of Rome La Sapienza and a degree in cinema from the Experimental Center for Cinematography. In addition to her four novels, she has written award-winning works for the cinema, theater, and radio. Vita was awarded the 2003 Strega Prize, Italy's leading literary award.
- Author(s)Melania G. Mazzucco
- PublisherPicador USA
- Date of Publication09/10/2006
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPicador USA
- Out-of-print date13/12/2008
- Content Note9 black & white photos
- Weight590 g
- Width140 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Translated byVirginia Jewiss
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