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Dear Olivia : an Italian journey of love and courage

Author: Mary Contini
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In her fascinating follow-up to 'Dear Francesca', the author writes to her other daughter, Olivia. Through letters, anecdotes & the occasional recipe, she tells the story of what happened to the Contini & Crolla families after they emigrated to Scotland between the wars.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Crolla family.; Crolla family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Contini
ISBN: 9781841958446 1841958441
OCLC Number: 70402623
Description: 353 pages : illustrations, 3 maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Mary Contini.

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In this fascinating follow-up to the highly successful Dear Francesca, Mary Contini writes to her other daughter, Olivia, to tell the story of her great-grandparents, the humble Italian shepherds who  Read more...

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A charming story . . . she unravels the family history like a precious thread. Contini's writing has a naturalness and honesty about it that brings a lump to the throat on occasion. * * Sunday Read more...

 
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