Instability in the Middle East and North Africa has fueled a boom in looted antiquities. New efforts to stem the tide include monitoring archaeological sites from space. The fight to preserve the world's cultural heritage sites.
Adriana Trigiani’s debut novel, Big Stone Gap, told the story of Ave Maria Mulligan, a self-proclaimed spinster pharmacist in the author’s real-life hometown of Big Stone Gap, Virginia. Ave Maria returns in a sequel, which begins eight years after her marriage to coal miner Jack McChesney.
- Adriana Trigiani award-wining playwright, television writer, documentary filmmaker, and author of the bestselling Big Stone Gap trilogy, "Lucia, Lucia" and "The Queen of the Big Time," and "Rococo," and co-author of "Cooking With My Sisters."
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