The Godmothers


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$27.99  $26.03
William Morrow & Company
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6.4 X 9.1 X 1.6 inches | 1.25 pounds

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About the Author

Camille Aubray is the author of the novel, COOKING FOR PICASSO, which was chosen for People Magazine's "People Picks the Best New Books", and the Indie Next Reading Groups List. Aubray was an Edward Albee Foundation Fellowship winner and a writer-in-residence at the Karolyi Foundation in the South of France. She studied writing with her mentor Margaret Atwood at Humber College in Toronto, and was a finalist for the Pushcart Press Editors' Book Award and the Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. To learn more about Camille Aubray and to see events, photos, recipes and the locales that inspired her novels, visit her at her website: .


"I couldn't put this down! I can't remember reading such a juicy page-turner." -- Melanie Benjamin, New York Times bestselling author of The Children's Blizzard

"The Godmothers is my type of book; captivating, well written and full of love and drama." -- Jacques Pépin

"A family saga set in Greenwich Village around World War II follows a group of deeply complex and beautifully written women who marry into a well-to-do Italian family, each of whom are godmothers to each other's children. Aubray marries history, suspense and womanhood in a story perfect for devouring." -- Newsweek

"A fascinating, fast-paced trip into the Mob underworld." -- People

"This is historical fiction at its best, bringing along thrilling scenes, passionate love affairs, and a bounty of secrets." -- Booklist

"An addictive and tense multigenerational feminist romp through WWII-era New York City...this credibly flips the script on male-dominated Mafia stories." -- Publishers Weekly

"A fast-paced, drama-filled portrait of a family dynasty." -- Kirkus Reviews

"A tasty blend of romance, mystery, and French cooking. . . Read on!" -- Margaret Atwood, via Twitter, on Cooking for Picasso

"[A] delicious, atmospheric novel. You'll be glad you're along for the ride." -- People on Cooking for Picasso