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The Spaghetti Set: Family Served Italian Style

3.83  ·  Rating details ·  6 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Feel like a fly on the wall in the homes of two Italian-American families. This light fiction reveals characters whose irreverent, ludicrous and intimate behavior affirms the old adage: "Family is family, like it or not!" A brother and sister depart war-torn Italy in 1947 and cross the Atlantic to reunite with their father in Benton, New Jersey. As the seasick brunette dre ...more
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Published October 26th 2011 by Authorhouse (first published May 6th 2011)
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Tiziano Dossena
Dec 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: novel
It is very refreshing to see that there are still writers who are able to touch us and getting us involved in their imaginary world without offering tales of violence and sex. The Spaghetti Set is a powerful novel, written in a soft and distinct style, which will please both the Italian American reader who is looking for a story to identify with and the average American reader who is looking for intense feelings without gore or foul language. The characters are all intertwined by destiny in what ...more
Michelle
Jan 03, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: italy-italian
The Spaghetti Set tells the stories of two Italian-American families in post-World War II America. Although the writing is quite good in parts, the book gets bogged down in far too many subplots and story lines as well as some slightly off-the-wall names, which made it difficult to keep track of who was who and who belonged to which family, particularly in the beginning when it's so important to hook the reader.

There are also some Italian language mistakes throughout, and so for all of these rea
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Rose Marie (Maisto) Boyd
May 30, 2011 rated it it was amazing
The lovable characters will draw you in and the not-so-lovable ones will keep you turning the pages of this fascinating story of two Italian-American families building new lives in America after World War II. The author has spun a tale with enough twists to keep you wondering what will happen next. You'll really enjoy this book. You really got up close and personal. Italian or not, you have to read it!
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