The Resource Under a Sardinian sky, Sara Alexander., (ebook)

Under a Sardinian sky, Sara Alexander., (ebook)

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Under a Sardinian sky
Title
Under a Sardinian sky
Statement of responsibility
Sara Alexander.
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Language
eng
Summary
Set against the beautiful backdrop of post-World War II Sardinia, Sara Alexander's evocative novel is a sweeping story of star-crossed romance between an American lieutenant and a local girl. Sometimes a family's deepest silences hide the most important secrets. For Mina, a London-based travel writer, the enigmatic silence surrounding her aunt Carmela has become a personal obsession. Carmela disappeared from her Italian hometown long ago and is mentioned only in fragments and whispers. Mina has resisted prying, respectful of her family's Sardinian reserve. But now, with her mother battling cancer, it's time to learn the truth. In 1952, Simius is a busy Sardinian town surrounded by fertile farms and orchards. Carmela Chirigoni, a farmer's daughter and talented seamstress, is engaged to Franco, son of the area's wealthiest family. Everyone agrees it's a good match. But Carmela's growing doubts about Franco's possessiveness are magnified when she meets Captain Joe Kavanagh. Joe, an American officer stationed at a local army base, is charismatic, intelligent, and married. Hired as his interpreter, Carmela resolves to ignore her feelings, knowing that any future together must bring upheaval and heartache to both families. As Mina follows the threads of Carmela's life to uncover her fate, she will discover a past still deeply alive in the present, revealing a story of hope, sacrifice, and extraordinary love. "Like Sardinia's Emerald Coast, Sara Alexander's Under A Sardinian Sky will dazzle you with its glittering descriptions of the Mediterranean island, its exquisite culinary treasures, and authentic, beautiful people. But it is the heroine Carmela's courage and heartbreaking choices that will leave you the most enchanted and racing through the novel to learn her extraordinary fate."-Rosanna Chiofalo, author of Rosalia's Bittersweet Pastry Shop
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TOH
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Alexander, Sara
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3601.L35613
LC item number
U53 2017eb
Literary form
novels
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dictionaries
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  • Travel writers
  • Aunts
  • Sardinia (Italy)
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Under a Sardinian sky, Sara Alexander., (ebook)
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Electronic book
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781496706379
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D09BBD9F-36EB-43DC-82BB-9F927B149DA7
System control number
  • ocn985013993
  • (OCoLC)985013993
Label
Under a Sardinian sky, Sara Alexander., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781496706379
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D09BBD9F-36EB-43DC-82BB-9F927B149DA7
System control number
  • ocn985013993
  • (OCoLC)985013993

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