Lucia, Lucia by Adriana Trigiani audiobook

Lucia, Lucia: A Novel

By Adriana Trigiani
Read by Cassandra Campbell

Random House Audio
9.63 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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It is 1950 in glittering, vibrant New York City. Lucia Sartori is the beautiful twenty-five-year-old daughter of a prosperous Italian grocer in Greenwich Village. The postwar boom is ripe with opportunities for talented girls with ambition, and Lucia becomes an apprentice to an up-and-coming designer at chic B. Altman’s department store on Fifth Avenue. Engaged to her childhood sweetheart, the steadfast Dante DeMartino, Lucia is torn when she meets a handsome stranger who promises a life of uptown luxury that career girls like her only read about in the society pages. Forced to choose between duty to her family and her own dreams, Lucia finds herself in the midst of a sizzling scandal in which secrets are revealed, her beloved career is jeopardized, and the Sartoris’ honor is tested.

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Summary

Summary

It is 1950 in glittering, vibrant New York City. Lucia Sartori is the beautiful twenty-five-year-old daughter of a prosperous Italian grocer in Greenwich Village. The postwar boom is ripe with opportunities for talented girls with ambition, and Lucia becomes an apprentice to an up-and-coming designer at chic B. Altman’s department store on Fifth Avenue. Engaged to her childhood sweetheart, the steadfast Dante DeMartino, Lucia is torn when she meets a handsome stranger who promises a life of uptown luxury that career girls like her only read about in the society pages. Forced to choose between duty to her family and her own dreams, Lucia finds herself in the midst of a sizzling scandal in which secrets are revealed, her beloved career is jeopardized, and the Sartoris’ honor is tested.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Everything that really matters is here: humor, romance, wisdom, and drama. The Dallas Morning News
Delightfully quirky...chock-full of engaging, oddball characters and unexpected plot twists. People
Trigiani has created a world well worth visiting and revisiting in her Big Stone Gap series. Bookpage
As comforting as a mug of chamomile tea on a rainy Sunday. The New York Times Book Review
[Trigiani’s] characters [are] the perfect antidote to an angst-filled world. The Denver Post
Trigiani is a wonderful storyteller. USA Today

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Author

Author Bio: Adriana Trigiani

Author Bio: Adriana Trigiani

Adriana Trigiani is an award-winning playwright, television writer, and documentary filmmaker. The author of the bestselling Big Stone Gap series, she also wrote the bestselling memoir Don’t Sing at the Table and the young-adult novels Viola in Reel Life and Viola in the Spotlight. Her books have been published in thirty-six countries around the world. She wrote and directed the film version of her novel Big Stone Gap.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 9.63
Audience: Adult
Language: English