In America by Nina RomanoIn America by Nina Romano

In America

byNina Romano

Paperback | July 19, 2016

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2016 Chanticleer Media's Chatelaine Book Awards Finalist

Beautiful, headstrong Marcella Scimenti has the affection of a handsome neighborhood boy, the love of her large Italian family, and serious dreams of singing in Hollywood. But the course of true love-nor the journey to finding one's true self-never did run smooth.In Americafollows the story of Marcella, the daughter of the characters at the center of Nina Romano's continent-spanning Wayfarer Trilogy, as she comes of age in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, in the late 1920s. In the trilogy's heartwarming conclusion, Marcella must learn to balance new friendships, promising suitors, and life as a modern working girl with the expectations of her tradition-bound family, all against the backdrop of a looming economic depression and a changing world. Along the way, she unearths a devastating family secret that shakes her to her core and tests the boundaries of her love, loyalty, and faith.

Nina Romano earned an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Florida International University. She's a world traveler and lover of history. She lived in Rome, Italy, for twenty years, and is fluent in Italian and Spanish. She authored a short story collection,The Other Side of the Gates, and has published five poetry collections and two poetr...
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Title:In AmericaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:July 19, 2016Publisher:Turner Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1630269115

ISBN - 13:9781630269111

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"Nina Romano's In America is a charming story [...] Nina Romano has created a fascinating page turner using as backdrop a time period when family and family values were placed above almost everything else." - Reader's Favorite