In Sicilian Company Book Summary and Study Guide

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98 year old, "It's a Wonderful Life" actress and journalist Argentina Brunetti's bio novel spanning three generations of her theatrical family, meeting some of the most famous and infamous personages of their time, including Emperors and Kings, Presidents and Dictators, Movie Moguls and Mafia Bosses, famous opera singers and renowned scientists, plus movie stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood and the present. Beginning in the late 1800s in Sicily, Argentina enthusiastically and colorfully recounts the fascinating, outrageous and sometimes perilous encounters of her garndmother and mother with Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria, General Pancho Villa in Mexico, Enrico Caruso in New York, and Howard Hughes in Los Angeles. She tells all on many of the major Hollywood stars including Rudolph Valentino, Jerry Lewis and Ray Romano, as well as outlines her secrets to longevity, special diets and exercise.
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Plot & Themes

job/profession:    -   actor/actress Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   actor/actress/producer Ethnicity    -   Hispanic/Latinic Nationality    -   Italian


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes Europe    -   Yes The Americas (not US):    -   Yes Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion Century:    -   19th century

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   like laughing If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   Some in color 1-5 How much dialogue in bio?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   51%-75% of book

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