Mother Tongue

Mother Tongue

Fourteen years ago, the American writer Wallis Wilde-Menozzi moved with her husband and daughter to Parma, a prosperous city in northern Italy. Searching for a way to find a place within a city that has existed since Roman times, she conducted a highly personal investigation of the often baffling, closed way of life she encountered. Mother Tongue explores Parma, largely through the lives of its women, some historical figures—Giuseppe Verdi, Correggio, the Renaissance… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 17, 2013)

Collection: North Point Press

Language: English


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