The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna

The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna
Auteur: Grames, Juliet
  • Engels
  • Paperback
  • 9781473686281
  • Druk: 1
  • mei 2019
  • 448 pagina's
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When I tell you Stella Fortuna was a special girl, I hope you aren't thinking small-town special. Other people would underestimate Stella Fortuna during her long life, and not one of them didn't end up regretting it.



Hundred-year-old Stella Fortuna sits alone in her house in Wethersfield, Connecticut, crocheting blankets and angrily ignoring her sister, Tina, who lives across the street. Born into abject poverty in an Italian village, Stella Fortuna's name might mean Lucky Star, but for the last century, her life has been defined by all the times she might have died. Up until now, Stella's close bond with her sister has been one of the few things to survive her tumultuous life, but something has happened, and nobody can understand what it might be. Does the one life and many (near) deaths of Stella Fortuna have secrets still to be revealed, even to those who believe they are closest to her?



By turns a family saga, a ghost story, and a coming-of cranky-old-age tale, Juliet Grames's THE SEVEN OR EIGHT DEATHS OF STELLA FORTUNA lays bare the costs of migration and patriarchal values, but also of the love and devotion that can sustain a family through generations, in a sprawling 20th century saga of a young woman with a fire inside her which cannot be put out.

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Paperback
Druk
1
Verschijningsdatum
mei 2019
Afmetingen
Afmeting: 23,4 x 15,3 x 3,6 cm
Aantal pagina's
448 pagina's
Illustraties
Nee

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Auteur
Grames, Juliet
Uitgever
Hodder & Stoughton

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9781473686281

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Gewicht
544 g
Studieboek
Nee
Verpakking breedte
153 mm
Verpakking hoogte
36 mm
Verpakking lengte
234 mm

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