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Fire in the blood

Author: Irène Némirovsky; Sandra Smith
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st North American edView all editions and formats
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At the center of the tale is Silvio, who in his younger years fled the boredom of the village for of travel and adventure, returns to live in a farmer's hovel in the middle of the woods. Much to his family's dismay, Silvio is content with his solitude. But when he attends the wedding of his favorite young cousin, Silvio begins to be drawn back into the complicated life of this small town. As the narration unfolds,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Némirovsky, Irène, 1903-1942.
Fire in the blood.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007
(OCoLC)608436904
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Irène Némirovsky; Sandra Smith
ISBN: 9780307267481 0307267482 9780676979800 0676979807
OCLC Number: 153582487
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: "Originally published in France as Chaleur du sang by Denoël, Paris, in 2007"--T.p. verso.
Description: 137 p. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Chaleur du sang.
Responsibility: Irène Némirovsky ; translated by Sandra Smith.
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At the center of the tale is Silvio, who in his younger years fled the boredom of the village for of travel and adventure, returns to live in a farmer's hovel in the middle of the woods. Much to his family's dismay, Silvio is content with his solitude. But when he attends the wedding of his favorite young cousin, Silvio begins to be drawn back into the complicated life of this small town. As the narration unfolds, we are given an intimate picture of the loves and infidelities, the scandals, the youthful ardor and regrets of age that tie Silvio to the long-guarded secrets of the past.

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