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Earthquake I.D., by John Domini

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Earthquake I.D., by John Domini

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Naples is an urban hive that has suffered many an earthquake over the centuries. The next such shakeup provides Domini with his premise. An American family, Jay and Barbara Lulucita and their five children, are something like innocents abroad. In the naive belief that they can help, they come to this crime-riddled and quake-broken city, which in recent years has also suffered another upheaval, namely, the impact of the illegal immigrants pouring in from Africa. There’s a child faith-healer, rather a New Age version of the classic Catholic figure. There’s an unnerving NATO officer, forever in the same outfit yet forever in disguise.Earthquake I.D. renders an Italy complex and exact.

Praise

Earthquake I.D. is a wonderful novel of an old-fashioned sort. It’s a rich feast—full of vivid incidents, of sparkling observation, wit, real mystery, characters we believe. It’s truly a novel worth savoring.” —Richard Ford

Earthquake I.D. ambitiously mines the intersection between contrasts...to show how extremes bring out our truest forms. …A touching story.” — Ryan McCray, American Book Review 

ABOUT JOHN DOMINI

John Domini, noted poet, essayist, and author, has had his work appear in the New York TimesGQ, the Paris Review, and Ploughshares. A former National Endowment for the Arts and Ingram Merrill Foundation fellow, he teaches at Iowa State University and lives in Des Moines, Iowa.