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The ice-cream makers : a novel / Ernest van der Kwast ; translated by Laura Vroomen.

Book Book (2017.)
Description: 312 pages ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York : 37 Ink/Atria, 2017.
2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Winthrop. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Winthrop Adult Fiction Fiction Kwast (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Fiction (2nd Floor) Fic / Kwast (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781501159398
  • ISBN: 1501159399
  • Edition: First 37 Ink/Atria Books hardcover edition.
General Note: "Originally published in Dutch in 2015 as De Ijsmakers by De Bezige Bij, Amsterdam"-- Title page verso.
Summary: In the far north of Italy lies the valley of the ice-cream makers: about a dozen villages where, for generations, people have specialized in making ice cream. Giuseppe Talamini claims it was actually invented here. Every spring his family sets off for the ice-cream parlour in Rotterdam, returning to the mountains only in winter. Eldest son Giovanni Talamini decides to break with this tradition by pursuing a literary career. But then one day his younger brother Luca approaches him with a highly unusual request. Now Giovanni faces a dilemma: serve the family's interests one last time or choose his own path in life, once and for all.
Authors: Vroomen, Laura, (translator.).
Citation: Kwast, Ernest van der. "The ice-cream makers : a novel." New York : 37 Ink/Atria, 2017.

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