Restoration by Joe Costanzo

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A demoralized Italian-American's attempt to restore a crumbling medieval
church as well as his spirit in the little Calabrian town where he was
born stirs up old vendettas that erupt with unimaginable consequences
for everyone involved.

About Joe Costanzo

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Published November 1, 2011 by Charles River Press. 378 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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While Costanzo grounds the story in the telling of Strazzi family history, the characters of the town of Roccamonti and the mystifying back story, the climax comes late with the resolution feeling rushed and confused.

Nov 14 2011 | Read Full Review of Restoration

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Readers may find the shift in focus from Carlo to Stefano a bit jarring, but the action of the story soon smoothes over any hesitation.

Feb 20 2012 | Read Full Review of Restoration

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