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Trigiani, Adriana

Overview
Works: 158 works in 1,290 publications in 19 languages and 61,981 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Christian fiction  Biography  Humorous fiction  Drama  Romance films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Director, Actor
Classifications: PS3570.R459, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Adriana Trigiani
Big Stone Gap : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

119 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 4,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1978, and 35-year-old Ave Maria Mulligan is about to discover a skeleton in her own family's tidy closet that will blow the lid right off her quiet, uneventful life
Very Valentine : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

55 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valentine Roncalli struggles to save her decades-old family business, finding love and the life she wants along the way
The shoemaker's wife : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

54 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two star-crossed lovers--Enzo and Ciro--meet and separate, until, finally, the power of their love changes both of their lives forever. Set during the years preceding and during World War I
Lucia, Lucia : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

64 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 3,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of an Italian immigrant family in 1950 Greenwich Village, Lucia Sartori pursues a career in the fashion industry until she falls in love with a handsome stranger, who must win over her traditional family to marry her
Big Cherry Holler : a Big Stone Gap novel by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

63 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 3,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ava Maria Mulligan has been married to Jack MacChesney for eight years. They have a daughter and have lost a son to disease. Ava Maria feels distance growing between herself and her husband, and she doesn't know how to bring closeness back to their marriage. A summer trip to her father's home in Italy will bring further challenges and fresh visions into what she wants her life to be
Home to Big Stone Gap : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

41 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nestled in the lush Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, the town of Big Stone Gap has been home to Ave Maria Mulligan MacChesney and her family for generations. She's been married to her beloved Jack for nearly twenty years, raised one child and buried another, and run a business that binds her community together, all while holding close her tight circle of family and friends. But with her daughter Etta, having flown the nest to Italy, Ave Maria has reached a turning point. When a friend's postcard arrives with the message "It's time to live your life for you," Ave Maria realizes that she must go in search of brand new dreams. But before she can put her foot on the path, her life is turned upside down
Milk glass moon : a Big Stone Gap novel by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

53 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Big Stone Gap, Virginia, Ave Maria struggles to raise her independent teenage daughter who falls in love while visiting relatives in Italy
Brava, Valentine : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once-in-a-lifetime business opportunity takes shoe designer and businesswomen Valentine Roncalli from the winding streets of Greenwich Village to the sun-kissed cobblestones of Buenos Aires, where she finds a long-buried secret hidden deep within a family scandal. Once unearthed, the truth rocks the Roncallis and Valentine is determined to hold her family together as she longs to create one of her own
The queen of the big time : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

45 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambitious teen Nella, the daughter of an Italian family from a small Pennsylvania village, aspires to live in society far from the rigors of farm life, a dream that is compromised when a poet she loves mysteriously disappears
The Supreme Macaroni Company : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

30 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 2,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over a hundred years, the Angelini Shoe Company in Greenwich Village has relied on the leather produced by Vechiarelli & Son in Tuscany. This historic business partnership provides the twist of fate for Valentine Roncalli, the school teacher turned shoemaker, to fall in love with Gianluca Vechiarelli, a tanner with a complex past and a secret. A piece of surprising news is revealed at The Feast of the Seven Fishes when Valentine and Gianluca join her extended family on a fateful Christmas Eve. Now, faced with life altering choices, Valentine remembers the wise words that inspired her in the early days of her beloved Angelini Shoe Company: "A person who can build a pair of shoes can do just about anything." The proud, passionate Valentine is going to fight for everything she wants and savor all she deserves -- the bitter and the sweetness of life itself
All the stars in the heavens : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

26 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Hebrew and held by 2,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movie business is booming in 1935 when twenty-one-year-old Loretta Young meets thirty-four-year-old Clark Gable on the set of The Call of the Wild. Though he's already married, Gable falls for the stunning and vivacious young actress instantly. Far from the glittering lights of Hollywood, Sister Alda Ducci has been forced to leave her convent and begin a new journey that leads her to Loretta. Becoming Miss Young's secretary, the innocent and pious young Alda must navigate the wild terrain of Hollywood with fierce determination and a moral code that derives from her Italian roots. Over the course of decades, she and Loretta encounter scandal and adventure, choose love and passion, and forge an enduring bond of love and loyalty that will be put to the test when they eventually face the greatest obstacle of their lives. Anchored by Trigiani's masterful storytelling that takes you on a worldwide ride of adventure from Hollywood to the shores of southern Italy, this mesmerizing epic is, at its heart, a luminous tale of the most cherished ties that bind. Brimming with larger-than-life characters both real and fictional--including stars Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy, David Niven, Hattie McDaniel and more--it is it is the unforgettable story of one of cinema's greatest love affairs during the golden age of American movie making
Rococo : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rufus McSherry, a handsome painter, arrives in a New Jersey town at the behest of Bartolomeo di Crespi, an interior decorator assigned to Our Lady of Fatima Church, and breathes new life into the old church as well as the women of the town
Kiss Carlo : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

17 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1949 and South Philadelphia bursts with opportunity during the post-war boom. The Palazzini Cab Company & Western Union Telegraph Office, owned and operated by Dominic Palazzini and his three sons, is flourishing: business is good, they're surrounded by sympathetic wives and daughters-in-law, with grandchildren on the way. But a decades-long feud that split Dominic and his brother Mike and their once-close families sets the stage for a rematch. Amidst the hoopla, the arrival of an urgent telegram from Italy upends the life of Nicky Castone (Dominic and his wife's orphaned nephew) who lives and works with his Uncle Dom and his family. Nicky decides, at 30, that he wants more--more than just a job driving Car #4 and more than his longtime fiancée Peachy DePino, a bookkeeper, can offer. Nicky finds himself drawn to the stage, its colorful players, and to the determined Calla Borelli, who inherited a Shakespeare theater company from her father. Nicky must choose between the conventional life his family expects of him or chart a new course and risk losing everything he cherishes. --
The shoemaker's wife : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Recording )

39 editions published between 1012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two star-crossed lovers--Enzo and Ciro--meet and separate, until, finally, the power of their love changes both of their lives forever. Set during the years preceding and during World War I
Viola in reel life by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When fourteen-year-old Viola is sent from her beloved Brooklyn to boarding school in Indiana for ninth grade, she overcomes her initial reservations as she makes friends with her roommates, goes on a real date, and uses the unsettling ghost she keeps seeing as the subject of a short film--her first
Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ave Maria Mulligan has lived her whole life in tiny Big Stone Gap, a picturesque coal-mining town nestled in the hollers of southwestern Virginia. When she's not making deliveries from her family's pharmacy to far-flung neighbors, Ave Maria directs the annual outdoor drama festival, keeps chaste company with her longtime beau, Theodore, and exchanges good-natured barbs with local hunk Jack MacChesney
Tony's wife : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Book )

14 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chi Chi Donatelli and Saverio Armandonada meet one summer on the Jersey shore before World War II. Chi Chi is a talented and ambitious singer-songwriter working in a local blouse factory looking for her big break, while Saverio, a singer already on the rise, is fronting a touring band and has the good looks and smooth vocals that make success seem assured. It isn't long before Saverio becomes Tony Arma and he and Chi Chi form a duo; together they navigate the glamorous worlds of nightclubs, radio, and television. Soon they're married and all goes well until it becomes clear that they must make a choice: Which of them will put ambition aside to build a family and which will pursue a career? What compromises will they make to achieve their dreams? And on the road to fame and fortune, how will they cope with the impact these compromises have on their marriage, family, and themselves?" --
Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani( Recording )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sleepy Blue Ridge Mountain hamlet of Big Stone Gap, Virginia, 35-year-old spinster Ave Maria Mulligan discovers a skeleton in her closet that has her juggling several marriage proposals and conducting a no-holds-barred family feud
The Supreme Macaroni Company : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Recording )

27 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valentine Roncalli is finally getting her fairytale ending on the roof of the Angelini Shoe Company. Gianluca Vechiarelli is the man of her dreams. But is life ever easy? Once the whirlwind of the wedding dies down, Valentine quickly realizes that juggling her beloved shoe company with marriage and an upcoming family will be the most difficult balancing act she's had to learn. Combined with the fact that Gianluca seems to be hiding more than one secret back in Italy
Very Valentine by Adriana Trigiani( Recording )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a failing custom wedding shoe business in Greenwich Village falls unexpectedly into her lap, apprentice Valentine Roncalli is challenged to bring her family's old-world craftsmanship into the twenty-first century
 
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Very Valentine : a novelLucia, Lucia : a novelBig Cherry Holler : a Big Stone Gap novelHome to Big Stone Gap : a novelMilk glass moon : a Big Stone Gap novelBrava, Valentine : a novelThe queen of the big time : a novelRococo : a novel
Alternative Names
Adriana Trigiani Amerikaans filmregisseuse

Adriana Trigiani amerikai író, filmrendező

Adriana Trigiani directora de cine estadounidense

Adriana Trigiani écrivaine américaine

Adriana Trigiani regista statunitense

Adriana Trigiani US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Trigʹani, Adrianah 1970-

Trigiani A.

Trigiani, Alexander 1970-

Адриана Триджиани

טריגʹאני, אדריאנה 1970-

טריג'יאני, אדריאנה

트리자니, 애드리아나 1970-

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