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The Black Madonna
The Black Madonna
Author: Louisa Ermelino
The Black Madonna has long protected her mountain villagers in southern Italy, and some say she followed her people to America. What else explains the magic and miracles on Spring Street in Little Italy over the decades? Teresa, whose son Nicky should never have walked again after his four-story fall, keeps a holy card of the Black Madonna hidd...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780758201904
ISBN-10: 0758201907
Publication Date: 6/1/2002
Pages: 272
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

3.5 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
Book Type: Paperback
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I really liked this book. A quick interesting read especially for an Italian American (like me). It almost seems like who ever wrote the description on the back cover, never read the book. The story doesn't really center around 3 women, rather it tells the story of two generations in a working class Italian neighborhood over a period of decades, from the 1940's - 1960's. The culture and characters were spot-on. There's humor, sadness, vengence and joy. Perfect summer read. Not just chick-lit, I'm going to pass it on to my father. I will be ordering Louisa Ermelino's other book soon.
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Kept me entertained!