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The Sicilian Woman's Daughter: Four generations of mafia women

The Sicilian Woman's Daughter: Four generations of mafia women (EPUB ebook)

By Lo Scuro, Linda

Most victims of the mafia are the Sicilians themselves. The role of women both as perpetrators and victims has been grossly overlooked. Until now. As the daughter of Sicilian immigrants, in her teens Maria turns her back on her origins and fully embraces the English way of life. ...Notwithstanding her troubled and humble childhood in London, and backed up by her intelligence, beauty and sheer determination, she triumphantly works her way up to join the upper middle-class of British society. There she becomes a bastion of civility. But a minor incident wakes up feelings of revenge in her like those lurking in Maria's Sicilian origins. As she delves deeper into her mother's family history a murky past unravels, drawing Maria more and more into a mire of vendetta. Reviews "The charm of reading this book is that: always, and I mean always, the reader is satisfied with the result." - Manuela Iordache "Wow - this is a great story!" - Phil Rowan "An enthralling read on many levels." - Book Trail "Certainly exciting and riveting reading." - Emma B Books "I enjoyed it very much!" - Mary Weimer "I really enjoyed the book." Pamela Lewis "It's a must-read for mystery lovers." - Carolyn Bowen "A cracking good read" - Ann Gough "This is an addictive read from page one to last and thoroughly enjoyable!"- Janet Cousineau "Insightful, well written and I found the pace just right" - Dawn D'auvin "OUTSTANDING." This book makes very interesting reading and a lot of research has gone into it. I also like Linda's writing style, and the plot flowed. I have awarded this book 5 deserving stars. Haley Norton
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ISBN 9781907230707
Published 22 Oct 2018
Publisher Sparkling Books Limited
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781907230707
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Sparkling Books Limited
Imprint Sparkling Books Limited
Released 22 Oct 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Lo Scuro, Linda
Category Fiction
Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 282
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade