The Shoemaker's Wife - Chapter 12: A Fountain Pen Summary & Analysis

Adriana Trigiani
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After they dock, Enza is taken to St. Vincent's Hospital in Greenwich Village. At about the same time in a distant part of the city, Ciro works feverishly on the boots he's learning how to construct. His hand slips and is cut deeply by the lathe. SIgnora Carla Zanetti wraps the wound and takes him immediately to the hospital. Meanwhile, Enza awakens in the same hospital with a splitting, crazy-making headache. Enza is reassured by the nuns that her father knows where she is, and is coming to the hospital. Marco, Enza's father, looks for a carriage to take him to St. Vincent's. He meets a huge and friendly driver from the same place in Italy; the driver offers to give him a free ride when he learns that Marco is a Catholic.

Marco rushes into Enza's room when he finds...

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