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Robert Girardi

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Robert Girardi was educated at Catholic schools in Europe and at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He holds an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop and was a recipient of a James Michener Fellowship in 1989. He lives in Washington, D.C. This is his first novel.

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Madeleine's Ghost

Written by Robert Girardi


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: June 1, 1996
Price: $19.00

Set amid the sleepless energy and seething passion of New York and New Orleans, Madeleine's Ghost is a spellbinding novel of lost love, history, and desire—a work of startling originality that is at once exquisitely written and compulsively readable. Read more >
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Madeleine's Ghost

Written by Robert Girardi


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Dell
On Sale: July 20, 1999
Price: $11.99

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The Pirate's Daughter

Written by Robert Girardi


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: September 8, 1997
Price: $19.00

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The Pirate's Daughter

Written by Robert Girardi


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $12.99

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Vaporetto 13

Written by Robert Girardi


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: September 8, 1998
Price: $15.00

In this hauntingly beautiful novel, Wilson Squire, a currency trader, spends his sleepless nights wandering the streets of Venice, Italy. During one such solitary trek, he encounters Caterina, a sad and enigmatic figure that he begins to seek out on a nightly basis. He falls in love with this woman who... Read more >

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A Vaudeville of Devils

Written by Robert Girardi


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: May 11, 1999
Price: $19.00

With this collection of seven novellas and stories, Girardi illustrates a world that is both beautifully alluring and brilliantly sinister, where souls are lost and won on the simple weight of everyday decisions. Rich with history and irony, vastly entertaining, and told in the timeless style of tales, fables, and myths... Read more >
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