A Cloud on Sand

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Knopf, Mar 1, 1990 - Fiction - 323 pages
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Set partly in the Italy of the 1920s and partly in Latin America, this strong, passionate first novel is about a young girl's passage from childhood to womanhood to bittersweet freedom.

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Soon to be a film directed by Martin Scorsese, this first novel is set in Italy and South America in a period ranging from the 1920s until the end of World War II. In memoir form it tells the story of ... Read full review


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