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Author Di Pietrantonio, Donatella, author.

Title A girl returned / Donatella Di Pietrantonio ; Translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein.

Publication Info. New York : Europa Editions, 2019.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Julia Hull DL Adult Fiction - JHLY-14  FIC DIPIE    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Fiction - MPLG-6  NEW FIC DIP    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Fiction - RIPG-6  FIC DI    AVAILABLE
Description 170 pages ; 21 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Originally published as L'Arminuta in 2017 by Giulio Einaudi editore s.p.a., Torino.
Summary "Told with an immediacy and a rare expressive intensity that has earned it countless adoring readers and one of Italy's most prestigious literary prizes, A Girl Returned marks the English-language debut of an extraordinary literary talent. Set against the stark, beautiful landscape of Abruzzo in central Italy, this is a compelling story about mothers and daughters, about responsibility, siblings, and caregiving. Without warning or explanation, an unnamed 13-year-old girl is sent away from the family she has always thought of as hers to live with her birth family: a large, chaotic assortment of individuals whom she has never met and who seem anything but welcoming. Thus begins a new life, one of struggle, tension, and conflict, especially between the young girl and her mother. But in her relationship with Adriana and Vincenzo, two of her newly acquired siblings, she will find the strength to start again and to build a new and enduring sense of self. "--Publisher description.
Subject Teenage girls -- Fiction.
Birthparents -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Fiction.
FICTION / General.
Abruzzo (Italy) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Domestic fiction.
Italian fiction.
Added Author Goldstein, Ann, translator.
Added Title Arminuta. English
Other Form: ebook version : 9781787701779
ISBN 1609455282 (paperback)
9781609455286 (paperback)
9781787701649 (paperback)

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