Milk Glass Moon

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Ballantine Books, 2005 - Fiction - 277 pages
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In the conclusion of the Big Stone Gap trilogy, Ave Maria faces unexpected upheavals and changes that test her faith, conscience, generosity, and understanding as her daughter, Etta, confronts the perils and choices of adulthood, her friends in Big Stone Gap deal with major life changes of their own, and her husband sets out to reinvent his life. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.

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I love Trigiani's writing. Her characters open themseleves to us, letting us inside their fears, their joys, their flaws, their happiness. This is the third book in the Big Stone Gap series. I will continue to read her works. Read full review

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User Review  - Marliesd - LibraryThing

There's something about the characters that Trigiani creates--they are very memorable. I've read all the Big Stone Gap books together, recently, for the first time, and the characters are sticking in my head. Good fun--great summer reading. Read full review


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Adriana Trigiani grew up in Big Stone Gap, Virginia and graduated from Saint Mary's College in South Bend, Indiana. After graduation, she moved to New York City and founded the all-female comedy troupe The Outcasts, which performed on the cabaret circuit for seven years. She was a writer/producer on The Cosby Show and A Different World and executive producer/head writer for City Kids for Jim Henson Productions. In 1996, she wrote and directed the documentary film Queens of the Big Time, which won the Audience Award at the Hamptons Film Festival. Her debut novel, Big Stone Gap, was published in 2001. Her young adult and adult novels include Big Cherry Holler, Milk Glass Moon, Home to Big Stone Gap, The Queen of the Big Time, Rococo, Encore Valentine, Viola in Reel Life, The Supreme Macaroni Company, The Shoemaker's Wife, and All the Stars in the Heavens. She wrote the film adaptation for her novels Big Stone Gap, Very Valentine, and Lucia, Lucia. She also wrote a cookbook entitled Cooking with My Sisters and a non-fiction book entitled Don't Sing at the Table: Life Lessons from My Grandmothers.

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