Carissima by Rosanna Chiofalo audiobook

Carissima

By Rosanna Chiofalo
Read by Cassandra Campbell

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing 9780758275042
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In college, Pia Santore dreamed of going to NewYork and taking the Big Apple by storm with her younger sister Erica. Instead,Pia has arrived in Astoria, Queens, with a prestigious journalism internship ata celebrity magazine—and no Erica. Though the neighborhood has anabundance of appeal—including the delectable confections sold at her AuntAntoniella’s bakery—the pain of losing Erica a few years ago still feels fresh. Pia’sarrival coincides with an unexpected sighting. Italian movie icon FrancescaDonata is rumored to be staying nearby, still every bit as voluptuous and divaesqueas in her heyday. With the help of a handsome local artist with ties toFrancesca’s family, Pia convinces the legend to grant her a series ofinterviews, even traveling to her house in Rome. In the Eternal City, Piabegins to unearth the truth behind the star’s fabled romances and tangled past.And here too, where beauty and history mingle in every breathtaking view andhope shimmers in the Trevi Fountain and on the Spanish Steps, Pia graduallylearns how to love and how to let go. For when in Rome, you may find your carissima—yourdearest one—and you may even find yourself.

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Summary

Summary

In college, Pia Santore dreamed of going to NewYork and taking the Big Apple by storm with her younger sister Erica. Instead,Pia has arrived in Astoria, Queens, with a prestigious journalism internship ata celebrity magazine—and no Erica. Though the neighborhood has anabundance of appeal—including the delectable confections sold at her AuntAntoniella’s bakery—the pain of losing Erica a few years ago still feels fresh.

Pia’sarrival coincides with an unexpected sighting. Italian movie icon FrancescaDonata is rumored to be staying nearby, still every bit as voluptuous and divaesqueas in her heyday. With the help of a handsome local artist with ties toFrancesca’s family, Pia convinces the legend to grant her a series ofinterviews, even traveling to her house in Rome. In the Eternal City, Piabegins to unearth the truth behind the star’s fabled romances and tangled past.And here too, where beauty and history mingle in every breathtaking view andhope shimmers in the Trevi Fountain and on the Spanish Steps, Pia graduallylearns how to love and how to let go. For when in Rome, you may find your carissima—yourdearest one—and you may even find yourself.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“What a glorious novel this is. It’s a celebration of life, love, and unlikely friendship through the eyes of two very different women. Yet their similarities bind them together and will endear them to readers long after the last page is turned. Bravissima for Carissima!” Susan Wiggs, #1 New York Times bestselling author
Fantastico! I couldn’t put it down!” Lisa Jackson, #1 New York Times bestselling author

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Author Bio: Rosanna Chiofalo

Author Bio: Rosanna Chiofalo

Rosanna Chiofalo is a first-generation Italian American whose parents emigrated from Sicily to New York in the early 1960s. After graduating with a BA in English from Stony Brook University, she knew she wanted to be around books and have a career in writing. For twenty years, she has worked as a copywriter and copy director for several New York City publishing houses.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 17.42
Audience: Adult
Language: English