The brand new novel from the bestselling author of The Shoemaker's Wife, a Richard and Judy Book Club pick
When Chi Chi Donatelli and Saverio Armandonada meet by chance on the Jersey shore, the two form a duo that takes the music industry by storm. Together they navigate the glamorous world of show business, from Hollywood and Las Vegas to New York City and beyond, but after a dream wedding they quickly realise that one of them will soon have to make a choice: who will put their professional ambition aside to build a family, and who will remain in the spotlight?
As they juggle the demands of their public lives, secrets will be revealed, promises will be broken and loyalty will be tested . . .
The newest romantic novel from Adriana Trigiani, beloved author of Big Stone Gap and The Shoemaker’s Wife. Featuring feisty women, frantic families and fabulous friendships, Adriana Trigiani always warms the heart.
'Tony's Wife is an immersive experience with well-rounded, warm characters, pre-WWII fashion, Jersey accents, and homemade pasta. Moving and delightful' BOOKLIST
‘Trigiani fills this novel with the musical delights of the big band era and a love that lasts a lifetime . . . Packed with melodies, memories, humor, and love and loss, this effortlessly plotted novel is an emotional page-turner’ PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
‘Here’s a big, sweeping family novel to soak into’ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
Praise for ADRIANA TRIGIANI:
'Stylishly written, this is a wide-ranging romp of a read about friendship, family, love and loyalty' DAILY MAIL
‘The author of Big Stone Gaptriumphs again’ HEAT magazine
'A gorgeous piece of escapism . . . Plenty of the warm, earthy humour that is this author's calling card' THE TIMES
'A rich, sweeping epic... If you're meeting her work for the first time, get ready for a lifelong love affair. Splendid' KATHRYN STOCKETT,author of THE HELP
‘A tender tale of being torn between family, career and love’ COMPANY magazine
'A comedy writer with a heart of gold' NEW YORK TIMES
Adriana Trigiani grew up in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, and now lives in New York City with her husband and daughter. In addition to being the author of Big Stone Gap, Big Cherry Holler, Milk Glass Moon and Lucia, Lucia, Adriana is an award-winning playwright, television writer, and documentary filmmaker. Lucia, Lucia was nominated for Richard and Judy's 'Best Read', 2004. She has written the screen adaptation of her novel Big Stone Gap, which she will also direct.
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