The Train to Orvieto

The Train to Orvieto

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In this family saga that begins in 1934, we meet Willa Carver, a headstrong young American woman who is passionately committed to learning how to paint in Europe. She dismisses several marriage proposals and defies her parents| wishes, choosing instead to attend art classes in Florence. But a fateful encounter on an Italian train with a wounded, pro-Mussolini army officer named Gabriele Marcheschi changes all that. Willa marries Gabriele and commits herself to a farmer|s life in Orvieto. Her daughter, Fina, must live with the consequences of her mother's hasty choices, and later make some momentous decisions of her own.
Publisher: Mill Creek, Washington : Black Heron Press, [2016]
ISBN: 9781936364237
Branch Call Number: FIC NOVELLI, REBECCA
813.6 23
Characteristics: 412 pages ; 22 cm


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