The Gondola Maker

Laura Morelli (Author)
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Description

From the author of MADE IN ITALY comes a tale of artisanal tradition and family bonds set in one of the world's most magnificent settings: Renaissance Venice. When Luca Vianello, the heir to a renowned gondola-making enterprise, experiences an unexpected tragedy in the boatyard, he believes that his destiny lies elsewhere. Soon he finds himself drawn to restore an antique gondola with the dream of taking a girl for a ride. Lovers of historical fiction will appreciate the authentic details of gondola craftsmanship, along with an intimate first-person narrative set against the richly textured backdrop of 16th-century Venice.

Product Details

Price
$34.99  $32.19
Publisher
Laura Morelli
Publish Date
March 19, 2014
Pages
298
Dimensions
5.98 X 0.81 X 9.02 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780989367127

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About the Author

Laura Morelli holds a PhD in art history from Yale University and has taught at the college level in the United States and in Italy. She is a TED-Ed educator and a columnist for National Geographic Traveler and Italy Magazine. Her debut novel, The Gondola Maker, garnered IPPY and Benjamin Franklin awards.