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  • Paperback
  • 272
  • The Italian Girl
  • Rebecca Huntley
  • English
  • 12 December 2019
  • 9780702239182

6 thoughts on “The Italian Girl

  1. says:

    Reads like a social commentary as opposed to a search for family connections I was disappointed there were still u

  2. says:

    For someone who doesn’t read much memoir I seem to have read uite a few of them lately Rebecca Huntley’s The Italian Girl interested me because it’s billed as the story of an Italian woman who ran the family sugar cane farm while her husband was interned as an ‘enemy alien’ during WW2 As you can see from comment

  3. says:

    Lightweight superficial; 'It's all about me' not the author's Nonna Did the author really discover her heritage by the end but I miss

  4. says:

    Posted on my websiteThe issues in this book alien internment in Australia in WWII family relationships honesty in dealings with people have a much greater relevance than the Ballini family of FN Somehow I am left with the impression that the book is almost exclusively about the author's relationship with and discovery of the Ballinis Perhaps it is the too much detail in the description of the author's day lunch

  5. says:

    I was really disappointed I found the author to be a bit flippant and overall it oscillated between being a pretty lightweight read or a text not delivering what it had promised

  6. says:

    Read this book in Townsville

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The Italian Girl

Daily and those of the men and women in her family from Northern ueensland during World War II In the process old issues with her own mother are awakened and the concept of what it really means to be a mother is contemplate. Lightweight superficial It s all about me not the author s Nonna Did the author really discover her heritage by the end but I missed it Started reading this book several times then gave it away

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Iscovers that there was much unknown about the kind hearted uiet individual she thought she knew With evocative stories and tender honesty Huntley explores the young life of the woman who cooked masterfully and embroidered. For someone who doesn t read much memoir I seem to have read uite a few of them lately Rebecca Huntley s The Italian Girl interested me because it s billed as the story of an Italian woman who ran the family sugar cane farm while her husband was interned as an enemy alien during WW2 As you can see from comments on my recent post about The Complete Book of Heroic Australian Women I m interested in reading about the role of women in our history and I liked the sound of this one because it offered an insight into our multicultural Australian life Unfortunately this book takes a long time to get beyond the sad but commonplace experience of losing a beloved grandmother and feeling regret about having wasted opportunities to get to know her better There s a lot about the train trip up to Innisfail about the funeral about the burial and so on There are inconclusive efforts to connect with Nonna through belated efforts to learn Italian properly to

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A true story of love loss and the mother daughter relationship across generations this biography describes Rebecca Huntley’s search for her maternal grandmother’s story Following the death of her Italian Nonna Huntley d. Reads like a social commentary as opposed to a search for family connections I was disappointed there were still unanswered uestions at the end of the book Sad that we didn t really get to know her Nonna in any depth