A NovelBook - 2014
A "new telling of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, told from the perspective of Juliet's nurse. In Verona, a city ravaged by plague and political rivalries, a mother mourning the death of her day-old infant enters the household of the powerful Cappelletti family to become the wet-nurse to their newborn baby. As she serves her beloved Juliet over the next fourteen years, the nurse learns the Cappelletti's darkest secrets. Those secrets-- and the nurse's deep personal grief-- erupt across five momentous days of love and loss that destroy a daughter, and a family"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York, NY : Emily Bestler Books/Atria, 2014
Edition: First Emily Bestler BooksAtria Books hardcover edition
Branch Call Number: FICTION Lev
Description: 375 pages ; 24 cm
From Library Staff
Angelica becomes Juliet's wet nurse after her own baby dies. This book chronicles her version of events that fateful week.
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