RM Book Lounge – Norumbega Park BY Anthony Giardina

Norumbega Park is the American Dream gone wrong. It’s set in a fictional New England town, but with very real New England references. In 1969, a man is swept up by his idealism and the belief that his dream house will define who is family is. Unfortunately, “reality doesn’t meet expectations”.

Norumbega Park by Anthony Giardina

Norumbega Park is one of the bravest, most memorable American novels in years.”    - Michael Schuab, NPR

“…Richie Palumbo accidentally discovers the (fictional) New England town of Norumbega, a WASPy enclave west of Boston, and falls in love at first sight with an old house near the town center—as well as what he and his family could become there. So begins Giardina’s contemplative new novel, which weaves the perspectives of the Palumbo family—wife Stella, son Jack, and daughter Joannie—over the course of 40 years as they struggle with faith, desire, and disappointment. - Publisher’s Weekly

Norumbega Park: A Novel

Disclosure: RebelMom.com has an affiliate relationship with iTunes & Amazon, which means that purchasing music or books via the links helps support RebelMom.com. However, the choices of music and books are editorially independent from those sites. All content on this page has been chosen by myself or readers without any financial recognition from iTunes, Amazon.com, the artists, or authors.

We’d love to hear from you!  If you have a great book or album that you think should be featured on this page, email RebelMom via the contact form.

Elysha Schickel

After four years of college and creating many answers to the question “So, what next?” Elysha Schickel is starting to figure it all out.  An avid reader who is addicted to researching anything that sparks her interest, and who loves to spread her knowledge to everyone she knows, Elysha is thrilled that at RebelMom, she’s found a way to combine all these interests with her love of writing.   She’s a recent graduate of Providence College with a B.A. in Humanities.

This entry was posted in Book Lounge and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to RM Book Lounge – Norumbega Park BY Anthony Giardina

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

*


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>