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Siracusa, Delia Ephron

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Siracusa
Title
Siracusa
Statement of responsibility
Delia Ephron
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An electrifying novel about marriage and deceit from bestselling author Delia Ephron that follows two couples on vacation in Siracusa, a town on the coast of Sicily, where the secrets they have hidden from each other are exposed and relationships are unraveled. New Yorkers Michael, a famous writer, and Lizzie, a journalist, travel to Italy with their friends from Maine--Finn, his wife Taylor, and their daughter Snow."From the beginning," says Taylor, "it was a conspiracy for Lizzie and Finn to be together." Told Rashomon-style in alternating points of view, the characters expose and stumble upon lies and infidelities past and present. Snow, ten years old and precociously drawn into a far more adult drama, becomes the catalyst for catastrophe as the novel explores collusion and betrayal in marriage. With her inimitable psychological astuteness, and uncanny understanding of the human heart, Ephron delivers a powerful meditation on marriage, friendship, and the meaning of travel. Set on the sun-drenched coast of the Ionian Sea, Siracusa unfolds with the pacing of a psychological thriller and delivers an unexpected final act that none can see coming"--
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Title
Siracusa
Creator
Summary
Michael and Lizzie are vacationing with another couple and their daughter, named Snow. As the story unfolds, the reader is introduced to infidelities. Ephron does a tremendous job in exposing the frailties of relationships and it feels like being intimate with other people's problems but without the guilt. Engaging and tough to put down. Great summer read! -- Andrienne Cruz for LibraryReads
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Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10496962
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3555.P48
LC item number
S565 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Delia Ephron
Siracusa, Delia Ephron

Library Locations

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