The Cantoni family lives in a luxurious mansion right outside Milan. For three successful generations, the Cantonis have been running a prominent faucet-manufacturing business. Despite their respectable appearances, every member of the family has secrets and scars that they want to hide. The family rule is to sweep uncomfortable truths under the rug; the streak of madness afflicting Bianca, the dynastyas matriarch, is therefore kept quiet. The newest addition to the family is LAconie Tardivaux, a penniless young French girl who marries Guido Cantoni, Biancaas only grandson. LAconie becomes so much a part of the family that she too adopts the belief that some facts are better left untold. And yet she is a consummate wife, doting mother, and talented career woman who guides the family business through the rough waters of the economic recession. Meanwhile, she harbors her own secret: Every year, for just one day, she leaves it all behind and drives off to a romantic hotel on Lake Como.LAconie ran off to school, where she was reunited with her schoolmates, who over the summer had all grown up. The teacher put them straight to work. aYour assignment isto write an essay about how you spent your summer vacation, a she anbsp;...
|Author||:||Sveva Casati Modignani|
|Publisher||:||Open Road Media - 2013-09-24|