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Popular fiction Under a Sardinian Sky

  • By Sara Alexander
  • Price: £7.99
  • ISBN: 9780008217266
  • Availability: Out of stock - expected on 29/04/2019 if you order today

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Sometimes a family's deepest silences hide the most powerful secrets. For Mina, a London-based travel writer, the enigmatic silence surrounding her aunt Carmela has become a personal obsession. Carmela disappeared from her Italian hometown long ago and is mentioned only in fragments and whispers.

Mina has resisted prying, respectful of her family's Sardinian reserve. But now, with her mother battling cancer, it's time to learn the truth. In 1952, Simius is a busy Sardinian town surrounded by fertile farms and orchards.

Carmela Chirigoni, a farmer's daughter and talented seamstress, is engaged to Franco, son of the area's wealthiest family. Everyone agrees it's a good match. But Carmela's growing doubts about Franco's possessiveness are magnified when she meets Captain Joe Kavanagh.

Joe, an American officer stationed at a local army base, is charismatic, intelligent, and married. Hired as his interpreter, Carmela resolves to ignore her feelings, knowing that any future together must bring upheaval and heartache to both families. As Mina follows the threads of Carmela's life to uncover her fate, she will discover a past still deeply alive in the present, revealing a story of hope, sacrifice, and extraordinary love.

Series Popular fiction Title Under a Sardinian Sky
Subject Italian Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date April 2017 Authors Sara Alexander
Binding Other Pages 400
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 240
ESB Code 56111 ISBN 9780008217266
Inspection Copy No Delivery Out of stock - expected on 29/04/2019 if you order today
  Price £7.99

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