About the Author

Gioia Timpanelli

Gioia Timpanelli is an early and central figure to the storytelling revival. She has been performing for more than thirty years for audiences of all ages. Her book Sometimes the Soul: Two Novellas of Sicily (Vintage Books, 1999) won the 1999 American Book Award.

The Golden Thread

Italian and Sicilian Tales of Ordinary and Magical Worlds

Gioia Timpanelli

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Si cunta e si ricunta—“It is told and retold”—begin these rich and wondrous stories from Italy and Sicily. Weaving the golden thread of stories that connects magical worlds with our everyday lives, acclaimed storyteller Gioia Timpanelli shares the household rituals of a Sicilian family and turns mythic characters into our dear friends. Meet La Fortuna (Lady Luck), a princess with the power to heal, humorous folk characters, and neighbors on the streets of Brooklyn. People of exceptional wisdom live in these rich and wondrous tales—tales to help us experience magical moments in our seemingly ordinary days.

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Contents Audio download (1 hour, 37 minutes)
Date Published April 01, 2001
ISBN-13 978-1-60407-748-3
Product Codes 0003w, t0003w, at00003w

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