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The Resource The silent duchess, Dacia Maraini ; translated from the Italian by Dick Kitto and Elspeth Spottiswood ; afterword by Anna Camaiti Hostert

The silent duchess, Dacia Maraini ; translated from the Italian by Dick Kitto and Elspeth Spottiswood ; afterword by Anna Camaiti Hostert

Label
The silent duchess
Title
The silent duchess
Statement of responsibility
Dacia Maraini ; translated from the Italian by Dick Kitto and Elspeth Spottiswood ; afterword by Anna Camaiti Hostert
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
A handicapped woman makes something of herself in 18th century Sicily. Deaf and dumb Marianna Ucria is married to an aging uncle at thirteen. When he dies she takes over management of their estate, is successful and finds true love. The novel has been translated into fourteen languages
Member of
Summary
Tells the story of a young, aristocratic woman who was rendered deaf and mute by a mysterious childhood trauma and her struggle for fulfillment in the world
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
004767
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
853/.914
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
The silent duchess, Dacia Maraini ; translated from the Italian by Dick Kitto and Elspeth Spottiswood ; afterword by Anna Camaiti Hostert
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-261)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm38976312
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781558611948
Lccn
98022699
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical table
System control number
(OCoLC)38976312
Label
The silent duchess, Dacia Maraini ; translated from the Italian by Dick Kitto and Elspeth Spottiswood ; afterword by Anna Camaiti Hostert
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-261)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm38976312
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781558611948
Lccn
98022699
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical table
System control number
(OCoLC)38976312

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