NTH CARLTON LIBRARY 667 Rathdowne St
Vivien Achia met her Italian husband, Eliseo, while working at Nth Carlton library in the mid 1960's when she was renting the first floor of his magnificent terrace house at 760 Drummond St, just around the corner.
Vivien was a naive girl from a farm near Wangaratta, and Eliseo, 19 years older, was a survivor of WWII in Italy where he was a partisan at the end of the war. Her memoir Marrying Italian, was shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards 2014.
Vivien will read from and discuss her book, and you will be able to buy signed copies at a special price of $20.
This event is free but bookings are essential. Tel: 1300 695 427
or book on the website: www.yarracity.vic.gov.au/libraries