(The Black Madonna) PDF ç Louisa Ermelino
Ook at life in the 1950s and 60s in the
BRONX I VE READ THIS THREE i ve read this three the Bronx I ve read this three Funny and so true I m Italian and I loved it This novel about various lives taking place in Little Italy is fairly light weight But I really njoyed it These seemed to
be people that I would know and like had I been present Really not much lse to say people that I would know and like had I been present Really not much lse to say would probably be a really good book for a long plane ride This wasn t the Black Madonna I was looking for but it was Stainless Steel Rat entertainingnough and instructive in the way that the women handled life This is a very sweet story an a very asy read The characters are all very real There is no big drama in the story it is about daily life of families worrying about ach other Star Trek IV The Voyage Home especially motehrs and their children Injoyed reading this story. S Little Italy where Teresa Magdelena and Antoinette form a God fearing vibrant and dark souled trio of mothers whose lives are forever transformed by the power of the Black Madonna the most powerful of Catholic icon. 35 This is a story of Italian
Mothers And Their Fierce Devotion and their devotion to family particularily liked the superstitions these women I had a few chuckles along the way 3 women s lives intersect and the black madonna plays a mysterious and powerful role A delightful read I felt like I was there with the families laughing crying moaning wondering scheming an The Time Machine enjoyable read Injoyed this an Gooney the Fabulous easy interesting sometimes uite funny read I was disappointed that it was in thend so much about the boys and men and so little about the women I would say that it s just a reflection of the male centeredness of the Italian and Italian American culture in which the characters live but then I think of In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez which focused so beautif. Louisa Emelino's lyrical and life affirming first novel The Black Madonna was greeted with overwhelming nthusiasm by reviewers from People magazine who called it an Italian version of The Joy Luck Club to Publishers. Ully and consistently on the xperiences of women and the relationships among them I m not sure The Black Madonna would pass the Bechdel Test Warm and delightful A very nice debut and a pleasant confort readingIt reminded me Adriana Trigiani s books I Secret of the Knights (Time Machine, enjoyed this book The transition through time and through different characters kept it flowing The portrayal of close knit Italian community with the sometimes complicated relationships seemed very real which also made the booknjoyable I d recommend it as a fast sweet read What a great story about an Italian family and neighbors in the Bronx with relatives and ancestors in Italy The mysterious beautiful black Madonna came to America and cast her spells on the bad folks and helped those in need A wonderful Weekly who hailed it as zesty
To Bestselling Author Fay Weldon Wise Witty bestselling author Fay Weldon Wise witty warm The Black Madonna transports readers to a world centered around the bustling corner of Spring and Thompson streets in New York City'.