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    • Things That Happened Before the Earthquake

    • A Novel
    • By: Chiara Barzini
    • Narrated by: Carlotta Brentan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Mere weeks after the 1992 riots that laid waste to Los Angeles, Eugenia, a typical Italian teenager, is rudely yanked from her privileged Roman milieu by her hippie-ish filmmaker parents and transplanted to the strange suburban world of the San Fernando Valley. With only the Virgin Mary to call on for guidance as her parents struggle to make it big, Hollywood fashion, she must navigate her huge new public high school, complete with Crips and Bloods and Persian gang members, and a car-based environment of 99-cent stores.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Nobody walks in LA

    • By Nicole Del Sesto on 01-29-18

    Regular price: $28.00