by Teresa Neumann (Goodreads Author)
Bianca Corrotti's vineyard is more than a piece of mouth-watering real estate in Tuscany. It's an inheritance; a storehouse harboring the secrets of her Uncle Egisto, a world-class sculptor, and his troubled wife -- a woman whose destiny converges with Mussolini's when WWII overtakes them all. Based on a true story, Bianca's Vineyard follows a devoted family of strong-will...more
(first published November 11th 2010)
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Teresa Neumann brings you a captivating story based on real events leading up to and that takes place during World War II. This story is about a families strength and bond to each other and their struggles to survive a turbulent time in our History. Egisto Bertozzi, a sculptor must marry and travel to America to support his family in Italy. He marries a women named Armida Sigali who becomes troubled and abandons her family and moves back to Italy and all is not well for her...Egisto loves his ch...more
Many times I thought that if a book were written about my life it would be filled with so much that people couldn't follow all the loops and turning points. This book is that in itself! So full of realistic and unimaginable detail, you know this is coming from a true background. The highlights and climaxes come and go, and there's so many you're overwhelmed with feelings you feel for the characters, however it all wraps itself into one big beautiful story of what family is really about. This boo...more
Teresa was raised in a large, boisterous Irish-Catholic family from Iowa and is the author of "Bianca's Vineyard," and its sequel, "Domenico's Table." Both books are based on the true stories of her husband's Italian family in Tuscany. She has lived in Oregon for over 30 years with her husband and three children. In addition to enjoying family, writing, reading, meeting her readers, wine tasting,...moreMore about Teresa Neumann...