The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna

The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna

A Novel

Book - 2019
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Believed cursed in her rugged Italian village, a tough, intelligent teen protects her younger sister when the family emigrates to America just before World War II, enduring challenges that transform her views about survival and independence.
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019].
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062862822
Characteristics: 445 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: 7 or 8 deaths of Stella Fortuna


From Library Staff

“The life story of Italian-American Stella Fortuna is told through an interesting conceit: the times she nearly died. We follow her through an impoverished childhood in rural Italy, coming to America as a teenager, and finally wife, mother, and widow in suburban Connecticut. For fans of The Stars... Read More »

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