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Solitaria

by Genni Gunn

Signature Editions | September 1, 2010 | Trade Paperback |

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When Vito Santoro''s body is inadvertently unearthed by a demolition crew in Fregene, Italy, his siblings are thrown into turmoil, having been told by their sister Piera that Vito had fled to Argentina fifty years earlier after abandoning his wife and son. Piera, the self-proclaimed matriarch, locks herself in her room, refusing to speak to anyone but her Canadian nephew, David. Now scattered over three continents, the family members regroup in Italy to try to discover the truth.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 256 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.39 in

Published: September 1, 2010

Publisher: Signature Editions

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1897109431

ISBN - 13: 9781897109434

Found in: Fiction and Literature

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Solitaria

Solitaria

by Genni Gunn

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 256 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.39 in

Published: September 1, 2010

Publisher: Signature Editions

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1897109431

ISBN - 13: 9781897109434

About the Book

When Vito Santoroas body is inadvertently unearthed by a demolition crew in Fregene, Italy, his siblings are thrown into turmoil, having been told by their sister Piera that Vito had fled to Argentina fifty years earlier after abandoning his wife and son. Piera, the self-proclaimed matriarch, locks herself in her room, refusing to speak to anyone but her Canadian nephew, David. Now scattered over three continents, the family members regroup in Italy to try to discover the truth.

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When Vito Santoro''s body is inadvertently unearthed by a demolition crew in Fregene, Italy, his siblings are thrown into turmoil, having been told by their sister Piera that Vito had fled to Argentina fifty years earlier after abandoning his wife and son. Piera, the self-proclaimed matriarch, locks herself in her room, refusing to speak to anyone but her Canadian nephew, David. Now scattered over three continents, the family members regroup in Italy to try to discover the truth.

About the Author

Genni Gunn is a writer, musician and translator. Born in Trieste, she came to Canada when she was eleven. She has published eight books: two novels--Tracing Iris and Thrice Upon a Time, two short story collections--Hungers and On The Road, two poetry collections-- Faceless and Mating in Captivity. She has translated from the Italian two collections of poems, and two of her books have been translated into Italian. Her work has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers'' Prize, the John Glassco Translation Award and the Gerald Lampert Award, and her novel Tracing Iris is being made into a feature film. Her opera, Alternate Visions premiered in Montreal in 2007 and was projected in a simulcast at The Western Front in Vancouver.

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