The Resource A Roman rhapsody, Sara Alexander

A Roman rhapsody, Sara Alexander

Label
A Roman rhapsody
Title
A Roman rhapsody
Statement of responsibility
Sara Alexander
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Famed for its natural beauty and rich history, Sardinia in 1968 is notorious, too, for the bandits who kidnap wealthy landowners for ransom. Eleven-year-old Alba Fresu's brother, and her father, Bruno, are abducted by criminals who mistake Bruno for a rich man. After a grueling journey through the countryside, the two are eventually released--but the experience leaves Alba shaken and unable to readjust to normal life, or to give voice to her inner turmoil. Accompanying her mother to cleaning jobs, Alba visits the villa of an eccentric signora and touches the keys of a piano for the first time. The instrument's spell is immediate. During secret lessons, forbidden by her mother, Alba is at last able to express emotions too powerful for words alone. Ignoring her parents' insistence that she work in the family's car dealership and marry a local boy, Alba accepts a scholarship to the Rome Accademia. There she immerses herself in a vibrant world of art--and a passionate affair. But her path will lead her to a crossroads, where Alba will have to reconcile the past she fled with her longing for love and family to fully convey the music of her heart . . "--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexander, Sara
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6101.L4465
LC item number
R66 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Kidnapping victims
  • Women pianists
  • Pianists
  • Sardinia (Italy)
Label
A Roman rhapsody, Sara Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Kensington trade paperback edition.
Extent
402 pages
Isbn
9781496715500
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1077788640
  • 978264
  • (OCoLC)on1077788640
  • 978264
Label
A Roman rhapsody, Sara Alexander
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Kensington trade paperback edition.
Extent
402 pages
Isbn
9781496715500
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1077788640
  • 978264
  • (OCoLC)on1077788640
  • 978264

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