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Peterborough - Marianne Leone discusses her book "Ma Speaks Up" the story of her Italian mother and growing up on the wrong side of the tracks

MARIANNE LEONE signing and discussing MA SPEAKS UP : AND A FIRST GENERATION DAUGHTER TALKS BACK . Marianne’s mother Linda was born on a farm in Italy, escaped a forced marriage and came to this country where she married a good Italian boy. Suddenly widowed with three young children, Linda, to her daughter’s horror, becomes a school lunch lady. Though Marianne’s girlhood is flooded in shame, it’s equally packed with adventure, love, great cooking and above all, humor.

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Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
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Ma Speaks Up: And a First-Generation Daughter Talks Back Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807060049
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Beacon Press - April 25th, 2017

Jesse: A Mother's Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9781439184325
Availability: Backordered
Published: Simon & Schuster - April 5th, 2011

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