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Sep 11, 2019

The charm of the Italian coast, movie star glamour, hope, and heartbreak are wrapped in a magical narration by Edoardo Ballerini. Editor Robin Whitten and host Jo Reed talk about why this audiobook performance makes the novel one of AudioFile’s Favorites. Listeners start with an Italian innkeeper in the 1960s and and move all the way through present-day Hollywood with dozens of unforgettable characters: husbands and wives, lovers and dreamers, superstars and losers, all warmly and vividly portrayed by Ballerini. An Earphones and Audie Award winner.

Published by HarperAudio.

Beautiful Ruins

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