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  1. Tesoro: The Treasured Life of a Discarded Daughter
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  2. Tesoro: The Treasured Life of a Discarded Daughter

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    Customer Ratings (19 reviews)
    Price R690.00

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Nothing is greater than the force that tears a family apart, except the force that brings it back together.

Spanning half a century and crossing the globe to New York, Colombia, Italy and Las Vegas, Tesoro traces the challenges Veronica Picone faces as a daughter excluded by her family for thirty years. Just seventeen when she is ordered to leave home, Picone is thrust into the social and political upheaval of 1960’s New York with no place to belong. Through her eyes we experience the world of a woman who moves through decades forging a life and career, living within miles of the family that won’t have her. When Alzheimer’s erases her mother’s grudge, their delicate reunion begins, unearthing a shocking secret kept from Picone since birth. Working against time, she chooses to become her mother’s caretaker and rebuild connections with her fractured family.

Tesoro offers hope to anyone who seeks the transformative power to forgive or be forgiven for family love gone awry. It is a gripping testament to the human heart’s ability to mend.

Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Veronica Picone
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9781492304425
ISBN
1492304425
Label
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Manufacturer
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
MPN
black & white illustrations
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
440
PartNumber
black & white illustrations
PublicationDate
2014-03-15
Publisher
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Studio
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Tesoro is a towering personal, artistic, and professional achievement. Veronica Picone’s work has biblical dimensions in its extraordinary human story, emotional power, and sacred teaching.

“A life in itself can never make an artist great,” said William Packer, who explained that greatness in work lies in formal command and (writerly) presence . . . never afraid to take on the great themes—yet the goods have to be delivered in terms of the art.

Emotional response is what I offer here, and this is my confession: Tesoro takes my heart out, puts it in my hands, and I weep into it, for Veronica, myself, all of us in shared humanity. While reading this book I coin the term “crying glasses,” a spare pair I reached for because I didn’t mind them getting wet.

Catharsis comes through Tesoro, a testament to the author’s great life and art. Actually, I cannot judge this book. Human truths in this book judge me... Read more
A well written, fully engrossing story, that sweeps you up , and you find you are rooting for Veronica to get the love and acceptance of her family . She weaves her story in such a way, that she is able to convey her feelings at that moment so clearly that you feel that you are standing next to her.
It is an inspiring story that leaves you wanting more. Hopefully there will be another book from this wonderful author.
I have never written a review of a book before but I really felt that this deserved to be done. It is an incredibly compelling book that tells a haunting and disturbing story of abuse and abandonment. The author paints a vivid description of her life experiences and shows her incredible capacity for forgiveness and redemption. I highly recommend this book and will be giving copies to several family members!

Kudos for Veronica Picone for her courage and love in telling her story and sharing it with us all.
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