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About the Book


Louisa Ermelino's stories follow women living dangerously at home and abroad, whether in Italian-American neighborhoods or in the countries --- India, Turkey, Afghanistan --- where they seek escape. At home, they break ancient Italian taboos and fall victim to mobsters. Overseas, they smoke opium-laced hashish and sleep with strange men. Ermelino's voice is boisterous and endearingly blunt.

by Louisa Ermelino

  • Publication Date: August 9, 2016
  • Genres: Fiction, Short Stories
  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Sarabande Books
  • ISBN-10: 1941411290
  • ISBN-13: 9781941411292