Jukebox Queen of Malta by RINALDI
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Jukebox Queen of Malta
By RINALDI

Jukebox Queen of Malta

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Jukebox Queen of Malta by RINALDI

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The Jukebox Queen of Malta is an exquisite and enchanting novel of love and war set on an island perilously balanced between what is real and what is not. It's 1942 and Rocco Raven, an intrepid auto mechanic turned corporal from Brooklyn, has arrived in Malta, a Mediterranean island of Neolithic caves, Copper Age temples, and fortresses. The island is under siege, full of smoke and rubble, caught in the magnesium glare of German and Italian bombs. But nothing is as it seems on Malta. Rocco's living quarters are a brothel; his commanding officer has a genius for turning the war's misfortunes into personal profit; and the Maltese people, astonishingly, testify to the resiliency of the human spirit. When Rocco meets the beautiful and ethereal Melita, who delivers the jukeboxes her cousin builds out of shattered debris, they are drawn to each other by an immediate passion. And, it is their full-blown affair that at once liberates and imprisons Rocco on the island. In this mesmerizing novel, music and bombs, war and romance, the jukebox and the gun exist in arresting counterpoint in a story that is a profound and deeply moving exploration of the redemptive powers of love.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780684867427
ISBN-10: 0684867427
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 21mm)
Pages: 372
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - RINALDI

Nicholas M. Rinaldi teaches literature and creative writing at Fairfield University in Connecticut.

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