The Art of Joy

The Art of Joy

Book - 2013
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Traces the events of the twentieth century through the experiences of Sicilian-born Modesta, who defies the conventions of her fascist, patriarchal society to rise from poverty and marry an aristocrat without compromising her deeply held values.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2013]
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780374106140
0374106142
Characteristics: xii, 684 pages ; 24 cm

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Jan 27, 2014

Bizarre book. I couldn't get past the first couple hundred pages. She kills off her family and sleeps with relatives and father. Kills him off. I didn't like her or see anything redeeming ... so I quit reading.

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