Seeking some peace and quiet from renovations at via Del Duomo, Marlena de Blasi escapes to the mountains of Tuscany where she meets the extraordinary Antonia, imperious matriach of four generations of strong-willed Tuscan women.
Marlena de Blasi is the bestselling author of A Thousand Days in Venice, Tuscan Secrets, An Umbrian Love Story and That Summer in Sicily. She has been a chef, a journalist, a food and wine consultant and a restaurant critic. She is also the author of two cookbooks of Italian food.
"An irresistible grown-up love story." --USA Today on A
Thousand Days in Venice
"The great Marlena de Blasi writes fairy tales for grown-ups." --Adriana Trigiani, author, Big Stone Gap
"De Blasi's liquid prose will draw readers into this testament to love, loss, friendship, and, ultimately survival." -- Booklist