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Lucia, Lucia 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 Altman s 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. Download Lucia, Lucia by Adriana Trigiani – survivingtheholocaust.us

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  • Paperback
  • 305 pages
  • Lucia, Lucia
  • Adriana Trigiani
  • English
  • 21 December 2017
  • 0345472446

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  1. says:

    If Jane Austen were somehow transported to the 20th century Manhattan, I m pretty sure she d would have written a novel like Lucia, Lucia Author Adriana Trigiani has channeled many of the recurring themes in Jane Austen s novels an interesting family dynamic, filled with the inevitable crises, the plight and constraints of women in society, the search for love, and ensuing heartbreak I loved the characters, especially the protagonist Lucia Born into a large Italian family, Lucia respects tra If Jane Austen were somehow transported to the 20th century Manhattan, I m pretty sure she d would have written a novel like Lucia, Lucia Author Adriana Trigiani has channeled many of the recurring themes in Jane Austen s novels an interesting family dynamic, filled with the inevitable crises, the plight and constraints of women in society, the search for love, and ensuing heartbreak I loved the characters, especially the protagonist Lucia Born into a large Italian family, Lucia respects tradition, but not to the point where she allows it to overtake her dreams Her family runs a grocery in Greenwich village, and Lucia has turned her sewing skills into a job outside the home at B Altman s Custom shop She is supported, sometimes overtly, sometimes covertly by a family that adores her, especially atypical for the 1950 s at least parents, who are proud of their daughter s accomplishments, and want her happiness, even if it is not what tradition demands ...


  2. says:

    Immediately, I hated the frame story The opening character, Kit, is a struggling playwright living in Greenwich Village who ventures up to the apartment of the aged but elegant Aunt Lu and has tea while listening to her story, which is the basis of the book My dislike of the frame only got worse when it finally reappeared after no mention of it throughout Lucia s story at the end of the book The characters, including the old Lucia, are flat and there is very little to connect them to th Immediately, I hated the frame story The opening character, Kit, is a struggling playwright living in Greenwich Village who ventures up to the apartment of the aged but elegant Aunt Lu and has tea while listening to her story, which is the basis of the book My dislike of the frame only got worse when it finally reappeared after no mention of it throughout Lucia s story at the end of the book The characters, including the old Lucia, are flat and there is very little to connect them to the rest of the story.Lucia s st...


  3. says:

    so i just finished listening to this book read by Mira Sorvino i liked it but i find it hard to believe that Lucia s life decisions really made her happy i don t know how a person could love their jobthan having a life with people you love i think she would have felt quite lonely in her life this is the second trigiani book i ve read and it seems that her stories focus on being an independent career woman and how that sometimes trumps being married and having children i think my prior so i just finished listening to this book read by Mira Sorvino i liked it but i find it hard...


  4. says:

    This is the first novel that I have read by Trigiani, and I am totally hooked with her writing, and can t wait to get started on Rococo, which is now sitting on my nightstand Kit is a young career girl and aspiring playwright living in an aging apartment building in Greenwich Village in the early 2000s One day, she s invited for tea by one of the older women living on the top floor of the building Reluctantly, she takes time out of her busy schedule, but has no idea what a treat is in store f This is the first novel that I ...


  5. says:

    This will definitely go into my favorites bookshelf I thoroughly enjoyed this story Although funny and heartwarming most of the time, the story did have some very sad moments but isn t that how life is anyway Lucia Sartori is the kind of leading female character I adore She is strong willed with the courage to step outside of the stereotypical gender role boundaries of the 1950s specially in a Catholic Italian home Lucia is the only daughter in a family of five children As the girl, he This will definitely go into my favorites bookshelf I thoroughly enjoyed this story Although funny and heartwarming most of the time, the story did have some...


  6. says:

    I loved this book This was my first Adriana Trigiani book and definitely will not be my last Lucia was such a beautiful character that I absolutely fell in love with The time, the location, the Italian cultureit all weaved together to make a story that just resonated in me I loved the loyalty and love the family showed each other, and the way they recovered and got stronger after setbacks Even though she was a minor character, I have to say Rosemary was also one of my favorites What a s I loved this book This was my first Adriana Trigiani book and definitely will not be my last Lucia was such a beautiful character that I absolutely fell in love with The time, the location, the Italian cultureit all weaved together to make a story that just resonated in me I loved the loyalty and love the family showed each other, and the way they recovered and got stronger after setbacks Even though she was a minor character, I have to say Rose...


  7. says:

    As a fan of the Big Stone Gap books, I was eager to readby Adriana Trigiani and quickly devoured this book Set in New York s Greenwhich Village during the 1950s 1960s the book is narrated by Lucia Santori, the only daughter and youngest child of a large, boisterous Italian family.The book begins rather slowly although it quickly picks up speed and is easy to read.Once again, Trigiani has a knack for vivid imagery and selecting appealing adjectives that bring out the best of the story s c As a fan of the Big Stone Gap books, I was eager to readby Adriana Trigiani and quickly devoured this book Set in New York s Greenwhich Village during the 1950s 1960s the book is narrated by Lucia Santori, the only daughter and youngest child of a large, boisterous Italian family.The book begins rather slowly although it quickly picks up speed and is easy to read.Once again, Trigiani has a knack for vivid imagery and selecting appealing adjectives that bring out the best of the story s characters and setting.Although Trigiani successfully creates another cast of colorful, memorable characters,this books is less straight forward than Big Stone Gap and addresses issues that were rather taboo in the 1950s 60s such as career women, premarital sex and pregnancy, breaking ethnic traditions,an...


  8. says:

    This book started strong, and kept me going through the middle It is a believable tale of a close Italian family and a passionate young Italian girl The family goes through all kinds of life changing events together, and I love how they all react and then move on together Then, the book takes a left turn from normal, good and bad life events and starts just beating the hell out of the main character, taking away everything that she cares about, and then letting her live for others and not be This book started strong, and kept me going through the middle It is a believable tale of a close Italian family and a passionate young Italian girl The family goes thr...


  9. says:

    I Love all the story wraped nicely by the story of someone that at first barely noticed except as an old lady who s always dress nice and wearing long jacket everywhere she go Lucia is the only daughter in an Italian American family in the 1950s She s an accomplished seamstress and works in a famous department store in New York City She also happens to be engaged to her childhood sweeheart and is stunned to learn that her family expects her to quit her job and stay home to help her future mot I Love all the story wraped nicely by the story of someone that at first barely noticed except as an old lady who s always dress nice and wearing long jacket everywhere she go Lucia is the only daughter in an Italian American family in the 1950s She s an accomplished seamstress and works in a famous department sto...


  10. says:

    Lucia, Lucia by Adriana Trigiani is a poignant story about early Italian immigrants to our great country It tells of life, it s trial and tribulations along with the joys and sorrows in their lives A super religious family centering around the Catholic Church It begins with Kit Zanetti, a hopeful playwrite She knows of her upstairs...

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