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The seven or eight deaths of Stella Fortuna, Juliet Grames

Label
The seven or eight deaths of Stella Fortuna
Title
The seven or eight deaths of Stella Fortuna
Statement of responsibility
Juliet Grames
Title variation
7 or 8 deaths of Stella Fortuna
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When I tell you Stella Fortuna was a special girl, I hope you aren't thinking small-town special. Other people would underestimate Stella Fortuna during her long life, and not one of them didn't end up regretting it. Hundred-year-old Stella Fortuna sits alone in her house in Wethersfield, Connecticut, crocheting blankets and angrily ignoring her sister, Tina, who lives across the street. Born into abject poverty in an Italian village, Stella Fortuna's name might mean Lucky Star, but for the last century, her life has been defined by all the times she might have died. Up until now, Stella's close bond with her sister has been one of the few things to survive her tumultuous life, but something has happened, and nobody can understand what it might be. Does the one life and many (near) deaths of Stella Fortuna have secrets still to be revealed, even to those who believe they are closest to her?
Summary
Believed cursed in her rugged Italian village, a tough, intelligent teen protects her younger sister during World War II, enduring challenges that transform her views about survival and independence
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Cataloging source
BT
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Grames, Juliet
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Older women
  • Sisters
  • Secrecy
  • Poverty
  • Italy
  • Wethersfield (Conn.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The seven or eight deaths of Stella Fortuna, Juliet Grames
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 438 pages
Isbn
9781473686281
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The seven or eight deaths of Stella Fortuna, Juliet Grames
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 438 pages
Isbn
9781473686281
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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