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A lovely book about two feuding families, a wedding and blossoming love that needs a helping hand. This is the perfect book to give you that feel-good, warm glow that comes with reading a good romantic novel. We can see the film rights being snapped up as it would make a great film about friends, family and love.
Pieta Martinelli's sister is getting married. Since she is a bridal designer it falls to her to make the wedding gown. But Pieta is distracted by a series of unanswered questions. Why is her father feuding with another Italian in the neighbourhood? Why is her mother so faded and sad? And could the man she's always held a torch for really be getting married to someone else?
As Pieta stitches and beads her sister's wedding gown she uncovers the secrets that have made her family what it is and that stand between her and happiness.
THE ITALIAN WEDDING is a feast of food and love. It's about discovering who your parents really are. And who you really want to be.
Publication date: 25/06/2009
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
|Publication date:||25th June 2009|
|Publisher:||Orion Publishing Co|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Sagas and Romance,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
When Nicky Pellegrino's Italian father came to England he fell in love with and married a Liverpool girl. He brought to his new family his passion for food and instilled in them what all Italians know - that you live to eat instead of eating to live. This Italian mantra is the inspiration behind Nicky's delicious novels. Every summer the family left their home in Merseyside and returned to her father's home town, near Naples, in southern Italy. When Nicky met and married a New Zealander she moved to Auckland where she works as a journalist and edits a woman's ...More About Nicky Pellegrino