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The ice-cream makers : a novel

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First 37 Ink/Atria Books hardcover edition.

In the far north of Italy lies the valley of the ice-cream makers: about a dozen villages where, for generations, people have specialised in making ice cream. Giuseppe Talamini claims it was actually invented here. Every spring his family sets off for the ice-cream parlour in Rotterdam, returning to the mountains only in winter.Eldest son Giovanni Talamini decides to break with this tradition by pursuing a literary career. But then one day his younger brother Luca approaches him with a highly unusual request. Now Giovanni faces a dilemma: serve the family's interests one last time or choose his own path in life, once and for all.

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Clifton Springs Library Fic Van (Text)
Adult Fiction
52115300329466
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Gorham Free Library FIC KWAST (Text)
Adult Fiction
52119300162810
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Walworth-Seely Public Library FIC van der Kwast (Text)
Adult Fiction
52129300916222
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1501159399
  • ISBN: 9781501159398
  • Physical Description: 312 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First 37 Ink/Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : 37 Ink, Atria, 2017.

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In the far north of Italy lies the valley of the ice-cream makers: about a dozen villages where, for generations, people have specialised in making ice cream. Giuseppe Talamini claims it was actually invented here. Every spring his family sets off for the ice-cream parlour in Rotterdam, returning to the mountains only in winter.Eldest son Giovanni Talamini decides to break with this tradition by pursuing a literary career. But then one day his younger brother Luca approaches him with a highly unusual request. Now Giovanni faces a dilemma: serve the family's interests one last time or choose his own path in life, once and for all.
Subject: Poets > Fiction.
Ice cream industry > Fiction.
Italy, Northern > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.


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