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The Saint of Lost Things

A Novel

The Saint of Lost Things( )
Author: Castellani, Christopher
ISBN:978-0-425-21173-1
Publication Date:Oct 2006
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Berkley Trade
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.00
Book Description:

Even after seven years in Wilmington, Delaware, Maddalena Grasso is still filled with longing. She misses her mother and the familiar landscape of Italy. As she sews diligently at the factory to meet her daily quota, she dreams of finally finding herself with child, after trying for so long. And she yearns for the company of her husband Antonio, whose pursuit of the American Dream is leading nowhere, and whose nighttime adventures threaten to destroy the fragile new life they've built.

Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Cultural Heritage
Fiction / Sagas
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 1.01 Inches
Book Weight:0.67 Pounds
Author Biography
Castellani, Christopher (Author)
Christopher Castellani is the son of Italian immigrants and a native of Wilmington, Delaware. He is the artistic director of Grub Street, a non-profit creative writing center in Boston. He is the author of two previous critically acclaimed novels, A Kiss from Maddalena, winner of the Massachusetts Book Award in 2004 and The Saint of Lost Things.

Castellani is on the faculty of the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers. He was educated at Swarthmore College, received his Masters in English Literature from Tufts University and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Boston University.

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