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The Homecoming Party by Carmine Abate
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Aug 16, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: fiction, italy, world-lit

really a 3.75...I'm a fan of most books from this imprint, Europa Editions--European bestsellers translated into English and published in paperback form. Elegance of the Hedgehog hails from this house. This novella was easy to read. A coming of age story about a family that lives in an Albanian village in southern Italy. I liked it for this aspect but also for the insight into what's happening in Italy within these small villages to the families and the culture.

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