Sometimes I Dream in Italian

A Novel
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Author(s): Rita Ciresi
Original Publish Date: Dec 10, 2008
Product Number: EB00158002
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307491138
Publisher: Delta
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Description

Angel Lupo grew up in a traditional Italian home - an exclusive club where Mama's word was everything...?nd where nice girls saved themselves for marriage. All Angel wanted was to be movie-star blond, change her name, and get as much attention as her prettier older sister Lina. Now Angel is nearing thirty, penning Catholic greeting cards for a living, and still jealous of her sister, who has a house in the suburbs, two kids, and a husband who loves her. So Angel does the next best thing: She answers a personal ad. Dirk Diederhoff is blond, teaches at Vassar, and is definitely not Italian. Nor is he the thrill-a-minute lover and soul mate Angel prays for. But as Lina, recklessly embarked on an affair of her own, would tell her: There are no perfect tens out there - only men who want you to talk to them in Italian during sex. The award-winning author of Pink Slip gets the rituals and rhythms of domestic life just right in Sometimes I Dream in Italian, a bittersweet comedy about sisters, lovers, and a family that doesn't quite translate. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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