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Francesca Marciano
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Francesca Marciano is the author of the novels Rules of the Wild, Casa Rossa, and The End of Manners. She lives in Rome.

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Casa Rossa

Written by Francesca Marciano


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 14, 2003
Price: $14.95

A crumbling farmhouse in Puglia, Casa Rossa was bought by Alina Strada’s grandfather at a time when no one else wanted it. Now busy preparing it for sale, Alina endeavors to recover the memories it still harbors—in particular of three women whose passions indelibly shaped her family’s dark past. There’s grandmother... Read more >
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Casa Rossa

Written by Francesca Marciano


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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The End of Manners

Written by Francesca Marciano


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $14.95

Maria Galante and Imo Glass are on assignment in Afghanistan: outgoing Imo to interview girls who have attempted suicide to avoid forced marriage to older men; and shy, perfectionist Maria to photograph them. But in a culture in which women shroud their faces and suicide is a grave taboo, to photograph... Read more >
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The End of Manners
A Novel
Written by Francesca Marciano


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 20, 2008
Price: $11.99

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February 3, 2015
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The Other Language

Written by Francesca Marciano


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $15.95

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The Other Language

Written by Francesca Marciano


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $24.95

Hailed by The New York Times as “a natural-born storyteller,” the acclaimed author of Rules of the Wild gives us nine incandescently smart stories, funny, elegant, and poignant by turns, that explore the power of change—in relationships, in geographies, and across cultures—to reveal unexpected aspects of ourselves.
 
Taking us to Venice during... Read more >
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The Other Language

Written by Francesca Marciano


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $12.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

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Rules of the Wild
A Novel of Africa
Written by Francesca Marciano


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 7, 1999
Price: $15.95

A mesmerizing novel of love and nostalgia set in the vast spaces of contemporary East Africa.

Romantic, often resonantly ironic, moving and wise, Rules of the Wild transports us to a landscape of unsurpassed beauty even as it gives us a sharp-eyed portrait of a closely knit tribe of cultural outsiders: the... Read more >
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Rules of the Wild
A Novel of Africa
Written by Francesca Marciano


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 29, 2009
Price: $11.99

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