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Longing for Wickhaven

Margaret Masci

Published by AuthorHouse
ISBN 10: 144900749X / ISBN 13: 9781449007492
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Title: Longing for Wickhaven

Publisher: AuthorHouse

Binding: Hardcover

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Book Type: Hardcover

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Hardcover. 416 pages. Dimensions: 9.4in. x 6.4in. x 1.5in.Longing For Wickhaven is an epic tale that spans the memorable life of Connie Borzanna, from her carefree childhood in the nineteen thirtys, along with seven sisters born to Italian immigrant parents, to the final years of a turbulent, chaotic marriage with Dominic Preste. In the early years, Dominic was handsome and charismatic, with a dark side that escalated to near madness, and his abuse against Connie only ended upon his death. The memories of Connies young years with her family in the small coalmining town of Wickhaven, Pennsylvania sustained her for her entire life. It was a life she had hoped to have with Dominic but when they married, she was blind to the secrets and demons that made him violent and irrational. Though the subject matter of Longing For Wickhaven is dramatic and thought provoking, much of the story is humorous and conveys to the reader the joy and love within the Borzanna household. It was a time of innocence, and a time when eight sisters were made to feel loved and secure by a stern but gentle mother, and a patient, protective father who supported his family during Prohibition by bootlegging for Al Capone. The story follows Connie into the later years of her marriage to Dominic and gives the reader access to the dark world beyond the closed doors of the Preste home where a mother struggles to protect herself and her children from the anger and hatred of their father. Dominic seems to relish in the constant fearful and tormented expression on the face of his wife. Connie spends more than fifty years trying to find out the secret her husband is keeping about his fathers death. In his sleep, he pleads with his mother. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781449007492

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Synopsis: Longing For Wickhaven is an epic tale that spans the memorable life of Connie Borzanna, from her carefree childhood in the nineteen thirty's, along with seven sisters born to Italian immigrant parents, to the final years of a turbulent, chaotic marriage with Dominic Preste. In the early years, Dominic was handsome and charismatic, with a dark side that escalated to near madness, and his abuse against Connie only ended upon his death. The memories of Connie's young years with her family in the small coalmining town of Wickhaven, Pennsylvania sustained her for her entire life. It was a life she had hoped to have with Dominic but when they married, she was blind to the secrets and demons that made him violent and irrational. Though the subject matter of Longing For Wickhaven is dramatic and thought provoking, much of the story is humorous and conveys to the reader the joy and love within the Borzanna household. It was a time of innocence, and a time when eight sisters were made to feel loved and secure by a stern but gentle mother, and a patient, protective father who supported his family during Prohibition by bootlegging for Al Capone. The story follows Connie into the later years of her marriage to Dominic and gives the reader access to the dark world beyond the closed doors of the Preste home where a mother struggles to protect herself and her children from the anger and hatred of their father. Dominic seems to relish in the constant fearful and tormented expression on the face of his wife. Connie spends more than fifty years trying to find out the secret her husband is keeping about his father's death. In his sleep, he pleads with his mother.

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