Like many memorable works of fiction, this surprising mystery--and love story--set in rural Sicily hinges on a single question, in this case: who is Maria Rosalia Inzerillo, known as Mennulara, the almond picker?

The Almond Picker 2006, St. Martins Press-3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312425067

Trade paperback

The Almond Picker 2005, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374182342