When in Rome - pr_385520

When in Rome

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Rome in the 1950s, there's nowhere quite like it. The narrow stone streets, the fountains and piazzas full of life in the heat of the day, the cafes and bars full of music and desire by night. . . This is where Serafina calls home. Having grown up with her sisters in a tiny apartment tucked in the top of a tumbledown building, she has watched her mother get by on next to nothing, and turn herself beautiful with a sweep of eyeliner and a hand-sewn dress. When her mother goes out, Serafina and her sisters go singing in the nearest piazza, busking for spare change and cinema tickets. The girls long to meet their matinee idols and Serafina daydreams of Mario Lanza and his spellbinding voice. But the sisters will grow up quickly and for Serafina, a choice opens between the world she knows and the life she dreams of.

Product code: 9781409136125

ISBN 9781409136125
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H196xW130xS24
No. Of Pages 288
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
On Sale Date 25/06/2013
A city of love, food, music and passion - this is a novel for anyone who fell in love with LA DOLCE VITA.