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The Resource The patron saint of second chances, Christine Simon

The patron saint of second chances, Christine Simon

Label
The patron saint of second chances
Title
The patron saint of second chances
Statement of responsibility
Christine Simon
Title variation
Patron saint of 2nd chances
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Vacuum repairman and self-appointed mayor of Prometto, Italy (population 212) Signor Speranza has a problem: unless he can come up with 70,000 euros to fix the town's pipes, the water commission will shut off the water to the village and all its residents will be forced to disperse. So in a bid to boost tourism, and revenue, he spreads a harmless rumour that movie star Dante Rinaldi will be filming his next project nearby. Unfortunately, the plan works a little too well, and soon everyone in town wants to be a part of the fictional film, the village butcher will throw in some money if Speranza can find roles for his fifteen enormous sons, Speranza's wistfully adrift daughter reveals an unexpected interest in stage makeup, and his hapless assistant Smilzo volunteers a screenplay that's not so secretly based on his undying love for the film's leading lady. To his surprise, and considerable consternation, Speranza realizes that the only way to keep up the ruse is to make the movie for real. As the entire town becomes involved (even the village priest invests!) Signor Speranza starts to think he might be able to pull this off. But what happens when Dante Rinaldi doesn't show up? Or worse, what if he does?
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simon, Christine
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Villages
  • Mayors
  • Water-supply
  • Motion pictures
  • Rumor
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
Label
The patron saint of second chances, Christine Simon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000069982912
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
346 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780751582925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1276931500
Label
The patron saint of second chances, Christine Simon
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000069982912
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
346 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780751582925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1276931500

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