The Shoemaker's Wife - Chapter 11: A Blessed Medal Summary & Analysis

Adriana Trigiani
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As her father, Marco, seems immobilized by grief and shock Enza quickly finds another rental house nearby. Marco is devastated because his cherished goal was to buy the house they'd rented. But, he continues to resist selling the barn to Arduini. As Enza acquires her dress-making skills, she is confronted one day with news that the family's faithful old horse, Cipi, has died. Her whole childhood with Cipi repeats in her memory, and she is bereft.

Ciro finds a new girlfriend in Felicita Cassio, and they conduct their daytime trysts in her parents' apartment. As he dresses to leave, Felicita demands the gold ring on his finger that had been his mother's. Ciro flatly rejects her demands and offers to buy her another ring. However, Felicita won't accept any substitutes.

Enza and her father plan to journey to America in search...

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