Wait Until Spring, Bandini

Wait Until Spring, Bandini

eBook - 2010
Average Rating:
2
Rate this:

He came along, kicking the snow. Here was a disgusted man. His name was Svevo Bandini, and he lived three blocks down that street. He was cold and there were holes in his shoes. That morning he had patched the holes on the inside with pieces of cardboard from a macaroni box. The macaroni in that box was not paid for. He had thought of that as he placed the cardboard inside his shoes.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : HarperCollins, 2010
ISBN: 9780062013170
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

booklady413 Jan 04, 2015

This novel by John Fante is a beautiful example of growing up Italian during the Great Depression era. As his son, Dan Fante, remarks in the introduction, his father was never recognized properly during his lifetime. Let's hope that this book is added to more high school reading lists since,after all, it is a coming of age story.

dulynoted Apr 11, 2012

The prose are stark and emotional. I can see why Bukowski loved Fante, but unlike Bukowski, who focuses almost exclusively on relationships between unmarried people, in this book Fante confronts the joys and sorrows of a love within a family.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at MARINet

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top