The uncle from Rome

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Viking, Jan 9, 1992 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Michael Ruane, an American opera singer who finds fame eluding him in America, begins his life anew in Naples, where he finds life in the streets more vibrant and melodramatic than a staged opera

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User Review  - Richard Jespers - Goodreads

Wonderfully realized novel of opera, Naples, AIDS, the gulf created by loss of lover. Funny. Sad. Beautifully executed. Never heavy handed or manipulative. Read full review

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User Review  - Elsimom - Goodreads

Excellent book. Filled with drama, recurring themes, an artistic page turner! Lots to discuss – interesting symbolism. Out of print so plan ahead to get everyone access to a copy. Read full review


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