The Almond Picker: A Novel
Publish date: March 16th 2005
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Edition language: English
Sicily, 1963. Maria Rosalia Inzerillo, the almond picker--Mennulara, in Sicilian--has just died. Through a series of short chapters from the points of view of the inhabitants of Roccacolomba, the small village in Sicily where Mennulara lived and served, a complex portrait of the woman emerges. Mennu...