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Very Valentine by Adriana Trigiani: Valentine Roncalli struggles to save her decades-old family business, finding love and the life she wants along the way. Very Valentine is an upcoming made-for-TV movie on the Lifetime channel, starring Kelen Coleman as Valentine Roncalli. It is set to premiere on June 9. If you want another classic tale of strong Italian-American women, check out these… (more)
With its brilliant and brutal portrayal of the Corleone family, The Godfather burned its way into our national consciousness. This unforgettable saga of crime and corruption, passion and loyalty continues to stand the test of time, as the definitive novel of the Mafia underworld. The Godfather The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola. It stars Marlon… (more)
From Library Staff
From the small Italian fishing village where she was born to the bustling streets of NYC's Lower East Side, this is the epic saga of Italian-American Giovanna Costa struggling to raise a family and making a living as a midwife.
Giovanna Costa, reeling from personal tragedies, tries to make a new life for herself at the turn of the twentieth century in New York City's Little Italy.