The Resource Malafemmena : stories, Louisa Ermelino

Malafemmena : stories, Louisa Ermelino

Label
Malafemmena : stories
Title
Malafemmena
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Louisa Ermelino
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • ""There is lyricism in the language of Ms. Ermelino's splendid collection that lulls us, line after seductive line, from the mundane to the menacing. Malafemmena is the work of a bold and original writer."--Gay Talese "What Louisa Ermelino knows about the heart could fill a book and has. The unadorned authenticity of her prose is so powerful, it gave me whiplash. I read Malafemmena in one sitting and wanted more, more, more. The writer's a genius, or an alchemist, or maybe both."--Patricia Volk, author of Stuffed and Shocked "Louisa Ermelino is a gorgeous writer and master storyteller. Imagine a cross between Maugham and The Sopranos. She captures the madness, comedy, violence, and superstition of domestic life in NYC's Little Italy, but also takes us all over the world--Jakarta, India, Turkey--where her characters stumble in and out of heartbreak and trouble. This book is irresistible. I loved it."--Delia Ephron. Louisa Ermelino's vibrant stories follow women living dangerously near and far. At home in New York, they break ancient Italian taboos and fall victim to mobsters. Overseas, they smoke opium-laced hashish and sleep with strangers. Ermelino delivers dynamic, memorable characters in thoroughly engrossing prose. Louisa Ermelino is the author of three previous novels: Joey Dee Gets Wise (Kensington, 2004), The Black Madonna (Simon & Schuster, reprint, 2013), and The Sisters Mallone (Simon & Schuster, reprint, 2013). She is Vice President and Reviews Director at Publishers Weekly in New York City"--
  • "Louisa Ermelino's stories follow women living dangerously at home and abroad, whether in Italian-American neighborhoods or in the countries--India, Turkey, Afghanistan--where they seek escape. At home, they break ancient Italian taboos and fall victim to mobsters. Overseas, they smoke opium-laced hashish and sleep with strange men. Ermelino's voice is boisterous and endearingly blunt"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ermelino, Louisa
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Drugs
  • Sex
  • Short stories
Label
Malafemmena : stories, Louisa Ermelino
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Louise Ciarelli
  • The ménage
  • The baby
  • Death becomes her
  • A smuggling case
  • The cellphone you have called
  • The child in the sun
  • Sudder Street
  • Where it belongs
  • Sister-in-law
  • Mother love
  • Fish heads
  • Marguerite
  • Six and five
  • James Dean and me
  • Malafemmena
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
158 pages
Isbn
9781941411292
Lccn
2015037229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)923554673
  • 1230682
  • (OCoLC)ocn923554673
  • 1230682
Label
Malafemmena : stories, Louisa Ermelino
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Louise Ciarelli
  • The ménage
  • The baby
  • Death becomes her
  • A smuggling case
  • The cellphone you have called
  • The child in the sun
  • Sudder Street
  • Where it belongs
  • Sister-in-law
  • Mother love
  • Fish heads
  • Marguerite
  • Six and five
  • James Dean and me
  • Malafemmena
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
158 pages
Isbn
9781941411292
Lccn
2015037229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)923554673
  • 1230682
  • (OCoLC)ocn923554673
  • 1230682

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