Imatge de l'autor

Adriana Trigiani

Autor/a de Big Stone Gap

27+ obres 16,424 Membres 672 Ressenyes 66 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Adriana Trigiani grew up in Big Stone Gap, Virginia and graduated from Saint Mary's College in South Bend, Indiana. After graduation, she moved to New York City and founded the all-female comedy troupe The Outcasts, which performed on the cabaret circuit for seven years. She was a writer/producer mostra'n més on The Cosby Show and A Different World and executive producer/head writer for City Kids for Jim Henson Productions. In 1996, she wrote and directed the documentary film Queens of the Big Time, which won the Audience Award at the Hamptons Film Festival. Her debut novel, Big Stone Gap, was published in 2001. Her young adult and adult novels include Big Cherry Holler, Milk Glass Moon, Home to Big Stone Gap, The Queen of the Big Time, Rococo, Encore Valentine, Viola in Reel Life, The Supreme Macaroni Company, The Shoemaker's Wife, and All the Stars in the Heavens. She wrote the film adaptation for her novels Big Stone Gap, Very Valentine, and Lucia, Lucia. She also wrote a cookbook entitled Cooking with My Sisters and a non-fiction book entitled Don't Sing at the Table: Life Lessons from My Grandmothers. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
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Obres de Adriana Trigiani

Big Stone Gap (2000) 2,753 exemplars, 93 ressenyes
The Shoemaker's Wife (2012) 1,890 exemplars, 114 ressenyes
Lucia, Lucia (2003) 1,516 exemplars, 38 ressenyes
Big Cherry Holler (2001) 1,459 exemplars, 25 ressenyes
Very Valentine (2009) 1,225 exemplars, 110 ressenyes
Milk Glass Moon (2002) 1,184 exemplars, 19 ressenyes
The Queen of the Big Time (2004) 985 exemplars, 26 ressenyes
Home to Big Stone Gap (2006) 954 exemplars, 23 ressenyes
Brava, Valentine (2010) 824 exemplars, 61 ressenyes
Rococo (2005) 689 exemplars, 15 ressenyes
The Supreme Macaroni Company (2013) 518 exemplars, 39 ressenyes
All the Stars in the Heavens (2015) 491 exemplars, 26 ressenyes
The Good Left Undone (2022) 420 exemplars, 13 ressenyes
Viola in Reel Life (2009) 402 exemplars, 23 ressenyes
Kiss Carlo (2017) 282 exemplars, 19 ressenyes
Tony's Wife (2018) 226 exemplars, 10 ressenyes
Viola in the Spotlight (2011) 137 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Cooking with My Sisters (2004) 108 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
The Big Stone Gap Trilogy (2003) 100 exemplars
The House of Love (2021) 11 exemplars
Then Came You [2020 film] — Director — 7 exemplars
Skomagerens hustru 1 exemplars
Homemade Sin 1 exemplars

Obres associades

American Girls About Town (2004) — Col·laborador — 309 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
Me, My Hair, and I: Twenty-seven Women Untangle an Obsession (2015) — Col·laborador — 142 exemplars, 34 ressenyes
Reunion Beach: Stories Inspired by Dorothea Benton Frank (2021) — Col·laborador — 114 exemplars, 5 ressenyes
The Book Lovers' Appreciation Society: Breast Cancer Care Short Story Collection (2009) — Col·laborador — 94 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Sunday Night Book Club (2006) — Col·laborador — 44 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The New Great American Writers' Cookbook (2003) — Col·laborador — 21 exemplars, 1 ressenya


Coneixement comú



(M61'12) Big Stone Gap, Adriana Trigiani a World Reading Circle (setembre 2012)


Family saga of 3 generations of women and their impact on their family. As Matelda, the matriarch of the family becomes more and more confused, she is sent to the hospital. She is upset, but as she knows the end is near, she tells the story of her mother's, Domenica Cabrellis', great love - with Scottish sea captain, John McVicars, and with her childhood best friend, Silvio. It is a story of heartbreak and loss.
Domenica had to leave Italy as WWII was happening. She became a nurse, and met John McVicars. However, someone was conspiring to keep them apart. Matelda relates the story to her granddaughter, Anina, and helps Anina make a choice about her own impending engagement.
A sweeping epic story of love, loss, forgiveness, and making choices.
… (més)
rmarcin | Hi ha 12 ressenyes més | Jun 16, 2024 |
Weird references to transistor radios in the 1930's/40's were off-putting, but a decent read.
Abcdarian | Hi ha 9 ressenyes més | May 18, 2024 |
" I don't regret anything that's happened to me...I wish that I had reacted differently to some of the events. I let things get me down...I believed I could somehow control the bad things...things turn around when they're meant to."
Lucia, a working girl from Greenwich Village, has big dreams for her career in Bonwitt Teller's Custom Department. She won't anyone hold her back. Especially her future mother-in-law!
Then, she meets John Talbot, so soave and debonair. She "loved he way John looked, the places he took (her) and the life he promised", but it was all on the surface...… (més)
Chrissylou62 | Hi ha 37 ressenyes més | Apr 11, 2024 |
A Heartwarming Story of Love and Music

Saviero and Chairs have big dreams when they meet on the Jersey Shore in1938. Although success and its vices get in the way, their love endures over decades.

Adriana Trigiani is a gifted writer whose books transport you to another time and place. The characters feel like people you know or have met. I was interested in Trigiani's description of the writing process and wonder if it came from her own life.
This book, in particular, that had so many deep insights into relationships. I really loved this book, from a favorite author.… (més)
Chrissylou62 | Hi ha 9 ressenyes més | Apr 11, 2024 |



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