Don't Sing at the Table : Life Lessons from My Grandmothers

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-11-09
  • Publisher: Harpercollins
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As devoted readers of Adriana Trigiani's New York Times bestselling novels know, this ˘seemingly effortless storyteller÷ (Boston Globe) frequently draws inspiration from her own family history, in particular, the lives of her two remarkable grandmothers, who have found their way into all of Trigiani's treasured novels. In Don't Sing at the Table, this much-beloved writer has gathered their estimable life lessons, revealing how her grandmothers' simple values have shaped her own life, sharing the experiences, humor, and wisdom of her beloved mentors that will delight readers of all ages. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Millions of readers around the world love Adriana Trigiani's bestselling novels: the Big Stone Gap series; Very Valentine; Lucia, Lucia; Rococo; The Queen of the Big Time; and Viola in Reel Life, the first book in a new young adult series. She lives in New York City with her family.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xi
Violap. 1
Luciap. 33
The Factory Lifep. 59
Storefront Couturierp. 85
Securityp. 100
La Bella Figurap. 120
Sex and Marriagep. 143
The Places You'll Gop. 166
Childrenp. 182
Beliefp. 207
Afterwordp. 227
Acknowledgmentsp. 237
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