Valentine Roncalli is expanding her family’s shoe making company and finally marrying. Life, however, never goes as planned. Marriage requires more partnership and business more work than she thought. How will self-reliant and assertive Valentine react to the challenges she faces?
Trigiani’s characters value family. They work to sustain it despite the flaws humans have. Valentine makes mistakes as she learns timeless lessons about family and life. Her exasperating but caring family, the creativity of shoemaking, and the beauty of Italy are vivid. The story is by turns humorous and serious. The Supreme Macaroni Company offers a story of family, an endearing Italian-American family, a protagonist in transition, and a look at a business.
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