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The Saint of Lost Things

A Novel

The Saint of Lost Things( )
Author: Castellani, Christopher
Publication Date:Sep 2005
Publisher:Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $23.95
Book Description:

It is 1953 in the tight-knit Italian neighborhood in Wilmington, Delaware.Maddalena Grasso has lost her country, her family, and the man she loved by coming to America; her mercurial husband,Antonio, has lost his opportunity to realize the American Dream; their new friend,Guilio Fabbri, a shy accordion player, has lost his beloved parents. In the shadow of St. Anthonys Church, named for the patron saint of lost things, the prayers of these troubled but determined people are heard, and...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / City Life
Fiction / Sagas
Fiction / Cultural Heritage
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.69 x 8.75 x 1.13 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds
Author Biography
Castellani, Christopher (Author)
Christopher Castellani is the son of Italian immigrants and a native of Wilmington, Delaware. He is the artistic director of Grub Street, a non-profit creative writing center in Boston. He is the author of two previous critically acclaimed novels, A Kiss from Maddalena, winner of the Massachusetts Book Award in 2004 and The Saint of Lost Things.

Castellani is on the faculty of the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers. He was educated at Swarthmore College, received his Masters in English Literature from Tufts University and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Boston University.


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