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The house of Scorta

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The story of the Scortas opens in 1870 with Rocco Scorta Mascalzone, the bastard product of a rape, and a notorious scoundrel, whose legacy the family is forced to confront.

Statementby Laurent Gaudé ; translated from the French by Stephen Sartarelli and Sophie Hawkes
ContributionsSartarelli, Stephen, 1954-, Hawkes, Sophie
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2667.A873 S6513 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination289 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24764597M
ISBN 101596921595
ISBN 139781596921597
LC Control Number2005024456
OCLC/WorldCa61361608

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THE HOUSE OF SCORTA. (in fact, the woman is the younger sister of his deceased beloved), the product of this unlawful union is Rocco Scorta Mascalzone, farmed out as a boy to a fisherman’s family and, in turn, sharpened into a brigand who terrorizes the town.

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