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Viewing Entry - With or without you (S13116)
by Ruta, Domenica

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TitleWith or without you
Author / Responsible partyRuta, Domenica
TopicsBiography. Children of drug addicts -- Massachusetts -- Biography. Drug addicts -- Massachusetts -- Biography.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]


Domenica Ruta grew up in a working-class, unforgiving Italian town north of Boston where in the 17th century women were hanged as witches. Her mother, Kathi, a notorious figure in the hardscrabble place, was a drug addict and sometime dealer whose life swung between welfare and riches, whose highbrow taste was at odds with her base appetites. And yet she managed, despite the chaos she created, to instill in her daughter the idea that art could transcend this life.

Additional Information

System control numberS13116
Original Print PublisherNew York : Spiegel & Grau, 2013.
NarratorDomenica Ruta.
Narrator NameDomenica Ruta.
Participant or performer noteDomenica Ruta.
Narrators GenderFemale narrator