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Author Rachman, Tom, author.

Title The Italian teacher / Tom Rachman.

Publication Info. New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Fiction    RACHMAN,TOM    Billed
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC RACHMAN,T    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Fiction    FIC RACHMAN,T    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Fiction.
Description 341 pages ; 24 cm
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Summary "Rome, 1955. The artists gather for a picture at a party in an ancient villa. Bear Bavinsky, creator of vast canvases, larger than life, is at the centre of the picture. His wife, Natalie, edges out of the shot. From the side of the room watches little Pinch - their son. At five years old he loves Bear almost as much as he fears him. After Bear abandons their family, Pinch will still worship him, striving to live up to the Bavinsky name; while Natalie, a ceramicist, cannot hope to be more than a forgotten muse. Trying to burn brightly in his father's shadow, Pinch's attempts flicker and die. Yet by the end of a career of twists and compromises, Pinch will enact an unexpected rebellion that will leave forever his mark upon the Bear Bavinsky legacy."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Painters -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Domestic fiction.
ISBN 9780735222694 (hardcover)
073522269X (hardcover)
9780735222717 (electronic book)

 
    
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