Lena Delatora Discovers Fame : The Life and Times of a North Side Girl
Overview - Lena can't seem to filter her thoughts. Whatever she thinks comes directly out of her mouth. After giving this problem serious thought, she concludes that she needs to have a 'thought filter.' When she accidentally lands a job at a TV station, she is put to the test. Read more...
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More About Lena Delatora Discovers Fame by Rosemary DeLuca McDonald
Lena can't seem to filter her thoughts. Whatever she thinks comes directly out of her mouth. After giving this problem serious thought, she concludes that she needs to have a 'thought filter.' When she accidentally lands a job at a TV station, she is put to the test. "How does one accidentally land a job?" you ask? When you meet Lena, you will understand. Once Lena establishers herself as a Professional Makeup/Hairstylist, she begins to roll with the rhythm of the personalities she is surrounded with. She learns their likes and dislikes as well as. She finds out more than she needs to know about their personal lives. She wants to fall in love, but the assortment of men who enter and exit from her life will make your head spin. Just when she thinks she finds the man of her dreams, he makes a quick exit. Anyone who had a large ethnic family can relate to Lena's Nana. We all have had a Nana, Busha, or Yaya. The story will warm your heart and make you laugh out loud. Although there are many books available about Italian American's history in this country, there are very few books about one person, one life and one Italian girl's experiences. This book will appeal to a wide range of Italian Americans from the teen years and up. The writer's family and friends will probably amount to hundreds. Cousins, second cousins and their friends will soon want to see if they are in the book The secondary market would be Latino women and woman of Greek and Eastern European descent who could relate to the closeness and traditions.
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