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FROM SCRATCH A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Tembi Locke

Biography & Memoir • 10.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2019

Actor Tembi Locke narrates her memoir in a smooth, warm voice that carries the listener through her story of falling in love with Saro, an engaging Sicilian chef, his early death from cancer, and how time with his family helped heal her intense grief. Locke's memoir frequently shifts timeframes, alternately voicing the devastation of his death and the joy of their life together. Locke captivates as she tells of her love for Saro and their daughter, Zoela; the pain of rejection by his family when he married her, a black American; and the bittersweet joy of reconciliation during his illness. Listeners will savor Locke's lyrical English and Italian, and will be swept away by scenes in his Sicilian village of finding solace in food made with love. E.E.C. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2019]

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2019

CD ISBN 9781508298656 $39.99 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN 9781508283829 $23.99

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