Lives of the Saints: Twentieth Anniversary Edition by Nino RicciLives of the Saints: Twentieth Anniversary Edition by Nino Ricci

Lives of the Saints: Twentieth Anniversary Edition

byNino RicciIllustratorTony UrquhartIntroduction bySteven Hayward

Hardcover | December 10, 2010

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When young Vittorio Innocente's mother, Cristina, is bitten by a snake during an encounter with a blue-eyed stranger in the family barn, the superstitions and prejudices rampant in their small Italian town immediately roil to the surface. But the worst is yet to come for the independent-minded Cristina. Eight months pregnant and unable to abide her treatment in the village any longer, Cristina books a passage to Canada for herself and Vittorio, although it will not be to join her irascible husband Mario, who sailed there when Vittorio was an infant.

A national bestseller for seventy-five weeks, Lives of the Saints won the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction, the Books in Canada First Novel Award, and the Bressani Prize. It is the first novel in the Vittorio Innocente Trilogy.

For the twentieth anniversary of the novel’s release, Cormorant is proud to present a hardcover commemorative edition of Lives of the Saints, featuring new materials, including chapters previously excised and a travel essay by Nino Ricci, illustrations by Tony Urquhart, and an introduction by Steven Hayward.

Nino Ricci is author of the Lives of the Saints trilogy, which includes the novels Lives of the Saints, In a Glass House, and the Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist Where She has Gone. He is also the author of Testament (2002), winner of the Trillium Book Award, and The Origin of Species (2008), winner of the Governor General’s Literary ...
Title:Lives of the Saints: Twentieth Anniversary EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9.56 × 6.4 × 0.95 inPublished:December 10, 2010Publisher:Cormorant Books IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1897151977

ISBN - 13:9781897151976

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