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Beloved by millions of readers around the world for her "dazzling" novels (USA Today), Adriana Trigiani is "a master of palpable and visual detail" (Washington Post) and "a comedy writer with a heart of gold" (New York Times). She is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty books of fiction and nonfiction, including her latest, The Good Left Undone- an instant New York Times best seller, Book of the Month pick and People's Book of the Week. Her work is published in 38 languages around the world. An award-winning playwright, television writer/producer and filmmaker, Adriana's screen credits include writer/director of the major motion picture of her debut novel, Big Stone Gap, the adaptation of her novel Very Valentine and director of ...more

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Adriana Trigiani "The Good Left Undone" is a novel that takes place in contemporary Italy, the Italy of the last century, southern France and Scotland- I found the sto…more"The Good Left Undone" is a novel that takes place in contemporary Italy, the Italy of the last century, southern France and Scotland- I found the story while directing a movie in Scotland- which I married to an idea which I heard from my cousins in Italy- it's the story of a woman who is matriarch of her family who feels she has failed to tell the truth of their story- her mother's story...it took many years to get here- to streamline the ideas and create a page-turner- you will tell me if I succeeded- I surely hope I did! (less)
Adriana Trigiani Hi Isabelle!

The Viola books, Very Valentine books, and Big Stone Gap books are all series.

The Good Left Undone is a standalone book! Enjoy! Xx…more
Hi Isabelle!

The Viola books, Very Valentine books, and Big Stone Gap books are all series.

The Good Left Undone is a standalone book! Enjoy! Xx(less)
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“That's when you know for sure somebody loves you. They figure out what you need and they give it to you -- without you asking.”
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“I even love the smell of books.”
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“I like it when my mother smiles. And I especially like it when I make her smile.”
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message 18: by Donna

Donna Adriana,
Thank your for friending me on Good Reads as well as Twitter.

You are one of my favorite authors and I enjoy your books so much. Thanks for writing them.

Donna


message 17: by Wendy

Wendy I finally saw Big Stone Gap last night. It was wonderful. It's been awhile since I read this series but some of it came back to me as I watched. Terrific cast. Ashley Judd WAS Ave. Jenna Elfman did a great job as well.


message 16: by Adriana

Adriana Trigiani Thank you Wendy- Thrilled you enjoyed it and are recommending it to your library patrons- as the daughter of a librarian- this is wonderful! Please let me know what you think when you see Big Stone Gap! much love to you and yours this holiday season! xoxox Adriana


message 15: by Adriana

Adriana Trigiani Wendy wrote: "Loved loved loved All the Stars. Have recommended it to several of my library patrons...now I cannot keep it on the shelf! Looking forward to seeing Big Stone Gap. You are one of my favorite authors."

Wendy wrote: "Loved loved loved All the Stars. Have recommended it to several of my library patrons...now I cannot keep it on the shelf! Looking forward to seeing Big Stone Gap. You are one of my favorite authors."


message 14: by Wendy

Wendy Loved loved loved All the Stars. Have recommended it to several of my library patrons...now I cannot keep it on the shelf! Looking forward to seeing Big Stone Gap. You are one of my favorite authors.


message 13: by Donnajo

Donnajo Thanks for adding me to your friends list. Love your books. I hope some day to get to see you I'm reading The supreme macaroni company now and enjoying it so far. I'm not really updated on my GRs bookshelves so there are still books I own/read etc that aren't on there. hopefully some day I be caught up.
I'm such a fan of your's.


message 12: by Adriana

Adriana Trigiani Thank you for these fabulous comments- hope you are all fabulous! much love! I will post the tour for the fall here soon- oxox Adriana


message 11: by Haley

Haley Thanks for adding me! I'm currently reading the second Viola book & I love it. (:


message 10: by Liz

Liz DeJesus Thank you so much for adding me to your friends list. I hope you have a wonderful holiday!! :D


Barbara I can so relate to these books I came over from another country with my parents as a child and I understand the old fashion european ways and the sentimentality that goes with it.


Gerald Griffin Adriana, delighted to be your friend. Looking forward to our chats.

Gerald


message 7: by Lisa

Lisa Wingate Great having you as a Goodreads Friend. You know I'm a fan!


Elizabeth Brava valentine is by far my favorite book of yours maybe even my favorite book ever! Can't wait for the final ciao valentine!!!!!


Margaret Dilloway Thanks for the add! Love your books.


message 4: by Linda

Linda Welcome to Good Reads, Adriana!

I hope you get back to Books & Company in Dayton this year. Would love to see you again. (Although, I've been thinking about a trip to New York to see my cousins.)


message 3: by Susan

Susan I am so glad we connected on goodreads, it is a fun place to stop, and welcome. I wanted to let you know our silent auction is coming up in two weeks. I will post and send you pictures with your novel, Brava Valentina.
I am so happy that you support book readers, and book clubs and love your fans, it shows.
Thanks again,
Susan at Carolina Book Stacks


Laura's Book Addiction Thanks for the add =)


Natalie Thanks for the add!!


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