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Household Saints
Household Saints
Author: Francine Prose
"A marvelous, lovable novel." — Joyce Maynard — New York's Little Italy in the 1950s provides the setting for the extraordinary tale of the Santangelos. There is Joseph, a butcher who cheats at pinochle, only to find the deck stacked in unexpected ways; his mother, Mrs. Santangelo, who prays to her saints for good sausage and good health; Catherin...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780804111652
ISBN-10: 0804111650
Publication Date: 8/4/1993
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

4.1 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Ivy Books
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 1
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A beautifully written story involving an Italian family in the 1950s, combining religion and mysticism. I enjoyed the movie, but not as much as the book, though it's always good to see Tracey Ullman showing her acting abilities.


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