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Author: Paolo Giordano; Anne Milano Appel
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016. ©2015
Series: Thorndike Press large print basic
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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When Signora A first enters the narrator's home, his wife, Nora, is experiencing a difficult pregnancy. First as their maid and nanny, then their confidante, this older woman begins to help her employers negotiate married life, quickly becoming the glue in their small household. She is the steady, maternal influence for both husband and wife, and their son, Emanuele, whom she protects from his parents' expectations  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Giordano; Anne Milano Appel
ISBN: 9781410488275 1410488276
OCLC Number: 931476739
Notes: "A novel"--Cover.
Description: 259 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print basic
Other Titles: Nero e l'argento.
Responsibility: Paolo Giordano ; English translation by Anne Milano Appel.

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When Signora A first enters the narrator's home, his wife, Nora, is experiencing a difficult pregnancy. First as their maid and nanny, then their confidante, this older woman begins to help her employers negotiate married life, quickly becoming the glue in their small household. She is the steady, maternal influence for both husband and wife, and their son, Emanuele, whom she protects from his parents' expectations and disappointments. But the family's delicate fabric comes undone when Signora A is diagnosed with cancer.

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