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Rococo
Rococo
Author: Adriana Trigiani
New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani, beloved by millions of readers around the world for her humor, warmth, and captivating storytelling in the Big Stone Gap trilogy and Lucia, Lucia, takes on love, lust, tricky family dynamics, and home decorating in Rococo, the uproarious tale of a small Italian American town poised for a makeov...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780812967814
ISBN-10: 081296781X
Publication Date: 4/25/2006
Pages: 304
Rating:
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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3.4 stars, based on 73 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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RTReader avatar reviewed Rococo on + 2 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Really enjoyed this Adriana Trigianii book she is my new favorite author.

Her books are heartwarming about the lives of her Italian family and friends.
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Readnmachine avatar reviewed Rococo on + 1226 more book reviews
Bartolomeo di Crespi thinks he's gotten his dream job when commissioned (after some finagling) to renovate his home parish church. As a successful and experienced interior decorator, he's thrilled that a bit of good old-fashioned Italian family influence has swayed the selection committee's choice. But he may have bitten off more than he can chew, especially while juggling family crises, various romantic entanglements (his and those of other family members), and a looming crisis that may put the whole thing in the dumpster.

Trigiani does a fine job here of creating the brawling, boisterous di Crespi family, complete with Bartolomeo's malaprop-ridden sister, a series of romantic entanglements, and a resolution that makes up in warm fuzzies for what it may lack in originality or believability.

Don't expect great literature here. Just enjoy.
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Nice little book. Not my favorite Trigiani, but a cute story.
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Very entertaining. You have to be able to put up with the long winded descriptions of every fabric in existence, but the "voice" of the story is fun and laugh out loud enjoyable.


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