The Shoemaker's Wife

The Shoemaker's Wife

Downloadable Audiobook - 2012
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Two star-crossed lovers--Enzo and Ciro--meet and separate, until, finally, the power of their love changes both of their lives forever. Set during the years preceding and during World War I.
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, p2012
ISBN: 9780449012086
0449012085
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eAudiobook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital
Additional Contributors: Sciorra, Annabella

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AL_TATYANA Aug 19, 2016

One of the best novels by Adriana Trigiani! She wrote a love story that travels from the Italian Alps to Ellis Island and the United States during the early twentieth century. But it's so much more than a love story. One of my favorite, I just didn't want to part with the book, the characters and... Read More »


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AL_TATYANA Aug 19, 2016

One of the best novels by Adriana Trigiani! She wrote a love story that travels from the Italian Alps to Ellis Island and the United States during the early twentieth century. But it's so much more than a love story. One of my favorite, I just didn't want to part with the book, the characters and the readers!

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SuzeParker
Jun 18, 2015

There were moments I thought, "This is a four-star book!" Then it would bog down in excessive descriptions and boring dialogue, and I would think, "This is a two-star book." (Note: The kinds of conversations we have with our spouses about everyday life -- the sort of "what's for lunch, honey?" discussions that are a necessary part of living in the same household -- do not translate into interesting dialogue in a novel.) There are some lovely moments in The Shoemaker's Wife, and I appreciate the fact that the book is inspired by the author's own grandparents' love story. But there was just so much unnecessary, uninspiring detail. At times the reader gets practically moment-by-moment accounts of Enza's or Ciro's days, and then suddenly four years have passed with no information at all about how the characters fared in those intervening years. So, I settle at three stars, and suggest to future readers that there's a fairly good story here. Just be prepared to skim the boring parts.

JCLMelodyMK Jul 06, 2013

Adriana Trigiani wrote a love story that travels from The Italian Alps to Ellis Island and the United states during the early twentieth century. I enjoyed the story and the readers, even though I don't generally read historical fiction.

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