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Beautiful Ruins: A Novel

Beautiful Ruins: A Novel

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Rating: 4 out of 5 stars4/5 (456 ratings)
Length: 462 pages8 hours

Editor's Note

Charming bestseller…
Skillfully alternating between 1960s Italy and present-day Los Angeles, this charming hit weaves together the romance between an innkeeper and a starlet, Italy and Hollywood, failure and fame.

Description

The acclaimed, award-winning author of the national bestseller The Financial Lives of the Poets returns with his  funniest, most romantic, and most purely enjoyable novel yet: the story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 . . . and is rekindled in Hollywood fifty years later.  

“Why mince words? Beautiful Ruins is an absolute masterpiece.” —Richard Russo

“A ridiculously talented writer.” —New York Times
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Beautiful Ruins: A Novel

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Start Reading

Book Information

Beautiful Ruins: A Novel

Ratings:
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars4/5 (456 ratings)
Length: 462 pages8 hours

Editor's Note

Charming bestseller…
Skillfully alternating between 1960s Italy and present-day Los Angeles, this charming hit weaves together the romance between an innkeeper and a starlet, Italy and Hollywood, failure and fame.

Description

The acclaimed, award-winning author of the national bestseller The Financial Lives of the Poets returns with his  funniest, most romantic, and most purely enjoyable novel yet: the story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 . . . and is rekindled in Hollywood fifty years later.  

“Why mince words? Beautiful Ruins is an absolute masterpiece.” —Richard Russo

“A ridiculously talented writer.” —New York Times
Read More