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Title Things that happened before the earthquake /
Chiara Barzini.
Author Barzini, Chiara, author. (1)
Publisher Doubleday, New York
Published [2017]
ISBN 9780385542272 (hardcover)
0385542275 (hardcover)
9780385542289
MARC No ocn999839909
Pages 304 pages ; 22 cm.
Notes "A portion of this novel first appeared in East magazine (Summer 2017)"--Title page verso.
"Mere weeks after the 1992 riots that laid waste to Los Angeles, Eugenia, a typical Italian teenager, is rudely yanked from her privileged Roman milieu by her hippie-ish filmmaker parents and transplanted to the strange suburban world of the San Fernando Valley. With only the Virgin Mary to call on for guidance as her parents struggle to make it big, Hollywood fashion, she must navigate her huge new public high school, complete with Crips and Bloods and Persian gang members, and a car-based environment of 99-cent stores and obscure fast-food franchises and all-night raves. She forges friendships with Henry, who runs his mother's..."
Subject Teenage girls Fiction. (65)
Italians United States Fiction. (1)
Northridge Earthquake, Calif., 1994 Fiction. (1)
Earthquakes California Los Angeles Fiction. (1)
San Fernando Valley (Calif.) Fiction. (1)
Bildungsromans. (67)
FICTION / Coming of Age. (6)
FICTION / Cultural Heritage. (2)
Fiction Literary (50)
Edition First edition.
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Holding 1
Location Collection Call Status Reserves Volume
Holdings Dargaville Rental Fiction BAR Available

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