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That Summer in Sicily

That Summer in Sicily

(2008)
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'At villa Donnafugata, long ago is never very far away,' writes bestselling author Marlena de Blasi of the magnificent if somewhat ruined castle in the mountains of Sicily that she stumbles upon one summer while traveling with her husband. There de Blasi is befriended by Tosca, the patroness of the villa, who shares her own unforgettable love story. In a luminous and tantalizing voice, de Blasi re-creates Tosca's life and romance with the last prince of Sicily descended from the French nobles of Anjou. But when Prince Leo attempts to better the lives of his peasants, his defiance of the local Mafia costs him dearly. The present-day narrative finds Tosca sharing her considerable inherited wealth with a harmonious society composed of many of the women-now widowed-who once worked the prince's land alongside their husbands. This marvelous epic drama reminds us that in order to live a rich life, one must embrace both life's sorrow and its beauty.

 
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Hardback Editions

September 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: That Summer in Sicily: A Love Story (Thorndike Nonfiction)
Author(s): Marlena De Blasi
ISBN: 1-4104-0990-2 / 978-1-4104-0990-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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May 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: That Summer in Sicily: A Love Story
Author(s): Marlena de Blasi
ISBN: 0-345-49765-1 / 978-0-345-49765-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Paperback Editions

May 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: That Summer in Sicily: A Love Story
Author(s): Marlena de Blasi
ISBN: 0-345-49766-X / 978-0-345-49766-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Audio Editions

June 2008 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: That Summer in Sicily: A Love Story
Author(s): Marlena De Blasi
ISBN: 1-4332-1448-2 / 978-1-4332-1448-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2008 : USA Audio CD
Title: That Summer in Sicily: A Love Story
Author(s): Marlena de Blasi
ISBN: 1-4332-1449-0 / 978-1-4332-1449-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2008 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: That Summer in Sicily: A Love Story
Author(s): Marlena De Blasi
ISBN: 1-4332-1446-6 / 978-1-4332-1446-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2008 : USA Audio CD
Title: That Summer in Sicily: A Love Story
Author(s): Marlena De Blasi
ISBN: 1-4332-1447-4 / 978-1-4332-1447-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2008 : USA MP3 CD
Title: That Summer in Sicily: A Love Story
Author(s): Marlena De Blasi
ISBN: 1-4332-1450-4 / 978-1-4332-1450-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

August 2008 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: That Summer in Sicily: A Love Story
Author(s): Marlena de Blasi
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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