Book Mole: "Swimming to Elba"

program date: 
Mon, 06/10/2013

Our Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews the Italian best seller Swimming to Elba by Silvia Avallone about the lives and friendship of two Italian girls who imagine escaping from their oppressive Italian coastal steel mill town.  Larry says it's "a powerful book" informed by "the lucidity of Avallone's understanding of the world around her."  

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