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Murder in Matera

A True Story of Passion, Family, and Forgiveness in Southern Italy

by Helene Stapinski

Hardcover, 300 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $26.99 |

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Murder in Matera
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A True Story of Passion, Family, and Forgiveness in Southern Italy
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Helene Stapinski

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A writer gives in to her obsession with the lurid tales about her great-great-grandmother, and travels to Italy to uncover the events surrounding a tragic tale of murder that was also a case of mistaken identity in 1870s Basilicata. 50,000 first printing.

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