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Marrying Italian

When love is not enough


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By Vivien Achia
Format Paperback / softback
Page Extent 278
Book Size 233 x 153 x 0 mm (H x W x D)
Imprint Hybrid Publishing
Release Date 4 Feb 2019
Subject Classification Memoirs
What happens when a headstrong Australian girl meets a charming older Italian man? Vivien was brought up in country Victoria with dreams of becoming a singer,but was trapped in a disastrous early marriage; Eliseo grew up in a small village in Abruzzo and suffered through the Second World War. Their heartbreaking love story takes you on a journey through cultural parallels and contrasts which, despite intense mutual love, lead to destructive anger, abuse and tragedy. Marrying Italian brings us the delights of Italian cooking and culture; passionate romance and blind rage; depression, drugs and despair; and a joyful family reconciliation in Italy