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Summer in Tuscany: Library Edition
 

Summer in Tuscany: Library Edition (Hardback, Library ed.)

By Adler, Elizabeth
By Lawson, Celeste

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Gemma Jericho is an overworked New York doctor with a handful of a teenaged daughter and a meddlesome mother. So when her mother receives a letter of a mysterious inheritance in Tuscany, Gemma sees her chance. She throws caution to the wind and the three leave for Italy. She hope... read full description below.

ISBN 9780786191796
Published 1 July 2003 by Blackstone Audiobooks,U.S.
Format Hardback, Library ed.
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ISBN-13 9780786191796
ISBN-10 0786191791
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Blackstone Audiobooks,U.S.
Imprint Blackstone Audiobooks,U.S.
Publication Date 1 July 2003
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback, Library ed.
Edition Library ed.
Author(s) By Adler, Elizabeth
By Lawson, Celeste
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 170mm
Height: 164mm
Spine: 30mm
Weight 299g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Inheritance and succession, Americans, Mothers and daughters, Women physicians, Italy
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Gemma Jericho is an overworked New York doctor with a handful of a teenaged daughter and a meddlesome mother. So when her mother receives a letter of a mysterious inheritance in Tuscany, Gemma sees her chance. She throws caution to the wind and the three leave for Italy. She hopes that a change of scenery will bring back the closeness she used to share with her daughter and give her mother something to worry about beyond Gemma's social life. What they encounter in Tuscany is a crumbling old villa and a town divided. Half of the residents believe that Ben Raphael, another American, is the rightful inheritor of the villa. As cultures clash, gossip soars, and intrigue unfolds, Gemma is caught up in the most disturbing--and delicious--trouble she's ever had.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review The audio version of Adler's dramatic tale breathes new life into the sumptuous backdrop and colorful cast of characters. Narrator Lawson is equally convincing whether she's channeling a cynical Manhattan teenager or a middle-aged Italian innkeeper--and this is no small feat given Adler's dialogue-heavy, regionally accented prose...This audio book will provide a delightful escape from the real world. -- Publishers Weekly (audio review) Adler, author of The Last Time I Saw Paris...reveals a deft hand in creating characters to cheer for and settings to dream over in this deeply appealing story of love, family, and the beauty of Italy. -- Booklist Celeste Lawson captures the warmth and beauty of the Tuscan countryside and the charm of an Italian village with her narration of Adler's captivating story...She brings alive the food, the people, and the relationships, making it difficult to stop listening. -- AudioFile The beauty and rich culture of Tuscany form a wonderfully romantic and compelling backdrop for this delightful novel. Ms. Adler's characters are complex and riveting, making this another must-read novel. -- Romantic Times

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Author's Bio

Elizabeth Adler is the internationally acclaimed author of more than thirty novels. She is a frequent world traveler who has lived in Brazil, the United States, England, France, and Ireland, and she uses these real locations in her books. She is married with one daughter and lives in Palm Springs, California. Celeste Lawson is an Earphones Award winner and Audie Award nominee. She is the recording studio director for the Talking Books Program at the Library of Congress' National Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. She was a dancer and an actor before finding her niche in the intriguing, challenging, and extremely satisfying world of narration. In Silver Spring, Maryland, where she lives with her husband, daughter, and cat, she practices yoga and continues to dance. Celeste has also recorded for Blackstone Audio under the name C. M. Hebert.

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