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The time of the cuckoo.

Author: Arthur Laurents
Publisher: New York, French [1954]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Acting ed.]View all editions and formats
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"Leona Samish, a single American woman of a 'certain age' takes a long-planned European vacation from her job as a secretary and finds herself in a pensione in Venice, Italy. At a street market, she meets the handsome proprietor Renato DiRossi, entering into a casual flirtation which turns into an affair. Her complacency is jolted when she discovers he is married, has several children and is quite happy with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedies
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Laurents
OCLC Number: 288723
Description: 105 pages ; 18 cm

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"Leona Samish, a single American woman of a 'certain age' takes a long-planned European vacation from her job as a secretary and finds herself in a pensione in Venice, Italy. At a street market, she meets the handsome proprietor Renato DiRossi, entering into a casual flirtation which turns into an affair. Her complacency is jolted when she discovers he is married, has several children and is quite happy with the arrangement as is. Long-dormant frustrations and anger come to the surface as Leona faces the harsh reality of this new found infatuation and her own romantic notions of love."--From publisher's website.

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