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April 2007 Selection: Lucia, Lucia
By: Adriana Trigiani
Copyright: 2003


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About the Book:

It is 1950 in glittering, vibrant New York City. Lucia Sartori is the beautiful twenty-five-year-old daughter of a prosperous Italian grocer in Greenwich Village. The postwar boom is ripe with opportunities for talented girls with ambition, and Lucia becomes an apprentice to an up-and-coming designer at chic B. Altmans department store on Fifth Avenue.

Engaged to her childhood sweetheart, the steadfast Dante DeMartino, Lucia is torn when she meets a handsome stranger who promises a life of uptown luxury that career girls like her only read about in the society pages.

Forced to choose between duty to her family and her own dreams, Lucia finds herself in the midst of a sizzling scandal in which secrets are revealed, her beloved career is jeopardized, and the Sartoris honor is tested.

Related Web sites:

Adriana Trigiani's official homepage

Reading Group guide for Lucia, Lucia

2nd Reading Group guide for Lucia, Lucia

Interview with Adriana Trigiani at Barnes and Noble

RandomHouse.com page for Adriana Trigiani


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