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Author Trigiani, Adriana, author.

Title Tony's wife : a novel / Adriana Trigiani.| [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [New York] : HarperAudio, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file)
Playing Time 124500
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Summary Set in the lush Big Band era of the 1940s and World War II, this spellbinding saga from beloved New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani tells the story of two talented working class kids who marry and become a successful singing act, until time, temptation, and the responsibilities of home and family derail their dreams Shortly before World War II, Chi Chi Donatelli and Saverio Armandonada meet one summer on the Jersey shore and fall in love. Both are talented and ambitious, and both share the dream of becoming singers for the legendary orchestras of the time: Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman. They're soon married, and it isn't long before Chiara and Tony find that their careers are on the way up as they navigate the glamorous worlds of night clubs, radio and television. All goes well until it becomes clear that they must make a choice: Which of them will put their ambitions aside to raise a family and which will pursue a career? And how will they cope with the impact that decision has on their lives and their marriage? From the Jersey shore to Las Vegas to Hollywood, and all the dance halls in between, this multi-layered story is vivid with historical color and steeped in the popular music that serves as its score. Tony's Wife is a magnificent epic of life in a traditional Italian family undergoing seismic change in a fast paced, modern world. Filled with vivid, funny and unforgettable characters, this richly human story showcases Adriana Trigiani's gifts as a storyteller and her deep understanding of family, love and the pursuit of the American dream.
Note Downloadable audio file.
System Details Requires Axis 360 app.
Performer Read by Edoardo Ballerini.
Summary Falling in love during a pre-World War II Jersey Shore summer, two aspiring singers find their marriage tested when they must decide which of them will pursue career opportunities while the other stays at home to raise a family.
Subject Singers -- Fiction.
Italian American families -- Fiction.
Married people -- New Jersey -- Fiction.
Singers -- New Jersey -- Fiction.
Big band music -- Fiction.
Nineteen forties -- Fiction.
Singers. (OCoLC)fst01119301
Nineteen forties. (OCoLC)fst01037793
Married people. (OCoLC)fst01010656
Big band music. (OCoLC)fst00831581
Italian American families. (OCoLC)fst00980403
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
New Jersey. (OCoLC)fst01208379
Genre Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.
Downloadable audio books.
Audiobooks. (OCoLC)fst01726208
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Added Author Ballerini, Edoardo, 1970- narrator.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Trigiani, Adriana. Tony's wife [New York] : HarperAudio, [2018] 9780062866653 (NjBwBT)bl2018193445 (OCoLC)1057803780
ISBN 9780062866646 :
0062866648 :
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