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7 obres 1,619 Membres 54 Ressenyes 1 preferits

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R. A. Scotti, a former journalist for the Providence Journal-Bulletin and Newark Star-Ledger, is the author of five novels. A native Rhode Islander, Scotti grew up hearing stories of 1938, including one of an aunt who returned from work at the phone company in a rowboat and another about her mostra'n més grandmother's best friend, who stepped out onto the porch of her house and was never seen again. She summers at Narragansett Pier, Weekapaug, and Jamestown and lives the rest of the year in New York City mostra'n menys

Inclou aquests noms: Scotti R.A., Rita A. Scotti

Obres de R. A. Scotti

The Kiss of Judas (1985) 15 exemplars
Hammer's Eye (1988) 6 exemplars
The Devil's Own (1985) 3 exemplars
Cradle Song (1989) 3 exemplars

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Nom normalitzat
Scotti, R. A.
Nom oficial
Scotti, Rita Angelica
Data de naixement
1945-12-25
Data de defunció
2010-02-25
Lloc d'enterrament
Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Gènere
female
Nacionalitat
USA
Lloc de naixement
Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Lloc de defunció
New York, New York, USA
Causa de la mort
breast cancer
Llocs de residència
New York, New York, USA
Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Educació
Loyola University Chicago (BA|1965)
Professions
journalist
author
copywriter
Relacions
Evans, Chigounis (husband)
Organitzacions
New York Public Library
Newark Star-Ledger
Providence Journal
Biografia breu
Rita A. Scotti was born in Providence, Rhode Island on December 25, 1943. She completed her undergraduate degree at Loyola University. As a journalist she worked for the Providence Journal and the Newark Star-Ledger. Her career as an author includes several works of fiction and non-fiction. Sudden Sea is a non-fiction account of the 1938 hurricane that devastated New England. Scotti died in 2010.

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An engrossing account of an amazing natural disaster.
Effectively told.I did have some trouble keeping track of characters as they moved through the day, but otherwise, loved it.
 
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cspiwak | Hi ha 11 ressenyes més | Mar 6, 2024 |
I'd never heard of this early 1900's theft of Mona Lisa from the Louvre, so looked forward to the details of the investigation and some of the facts around the heist. I was doomed to disappointment, surprised that the story was so highly speculative, providing next to no factual basis for the author's conjecture about the theft.
I never did grasp the point of Scotti's story because it read like a poorly-plotted novel with gushy comments about the allure of the lady in the painting, irrelevant side stories involving other artists, unverified con men (Valiferno) and irrelevant general French history. These distracting insertions into the brief factual aspects of the theft digressed from the theme and hardly contributes to what could have been an interesting piece of art-theft history.… (més)
 
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SandyAMcPherson | Hi ha 26 ressenyes més | Oct 19, 2022 |
A great read! This one is firmly near the top of my favorite nonfiction books of all time.
I wrote a review on my blog: https://chriswolak.com/2020/10/10/sudden-sea-the-great-hurricane-of-1938-by-r-a-...
 
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Chris.Wolak | Hi ha 11 ressenyes més | Oct 13, 2022 |

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Obres
7
Membres
1,619
Popularitat
#15,906
Valoració
½ 3.7
Ressenyes
54
ISBN
53
Llengües
5
Preferit
1

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