Author Deborah Russo’s new book “A Beauty Unbroken” follows a young woman who must make an important sacrifice in order to chase her dreams of a better life for herself

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Recent release “A Beauty Unbroken” from Page Publishing author Deborah Russo is an enthralling tale that centers around Violetta, a young woman born in Southern Italy who longs to right the wrongs of the patriarchal world in which she lives. To achieve this, however, will require sacrifice on her part in order to set off on her own to America, where she'll be free to fight for gender equality.

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Deborah Russo, who earned her master’s degree in education from Penn State University with a
Reading Specialist Certificate and taught thirty years in the public school system, has completed her new book “A Beauty Unbroken”: a fascinating story of one woman’s quest for a better life in America, and the sacrifices she is forced to make to achieve it.

“‘A Beauty Unbroken’ is a story of sorrow and despair, tragedy and loss, of intrigue and passion full of remarkable courage, love, and resilience,” writes Russo. “It happens in the majestic mountains and cliffs of Southern Italy in the Campania Region with views of the Bay of Naples, Sorrento, Positano, and the Mediterranean Sea.

“Born in 1948, thirteen-year-old Violetta Yanonne, a smart, noncompliant, and sassy Italian Catholic girl, lives on a farm with her grandparents and single mother in Benevento, Italy. While longing to be loved, she’s a dreamer in search to know who her father is.

“Violetta has a belligerent mistrust of adults who insist she marry young, be a dutiful wife, and ignore her passion for a college degree and a career. Having been exposed to the effects of lies and deception, scandals, pedophilia, rape, and murder, Violetta is skeptical of the Catholic Church and its patriarchal teachings. In her discontent, she takes to the mountains and sea. She follows her intuition, feeling its presence deep within her heart.

“Determined to leave her home country for a better life, Violetta avoids a committed relationship with Julius, who is in love with her, even though they have a deep love for one another since childhood. Her biggest dream is to go to the United States as a singer-actress in New York City with aspirations of being a teacher of drama or a journalist, where she can use her voice as an advocate for female equality.”

Published by Page Publishing, Deborah Russo’s stirring and poignant tale will capture the hearts and minds of readers as they follow along on Violetta’s journey to find herself and pursue her fight to tear down the patriarchy. Inspired by her lifelong passion for creative writing, Russo weaves an intricate and character-driven tale that is sure to leave the reader spellbound as Violetta discovers her place in the world, overcoming heartache and loss to achieve her goals.

Readers who wish to experience this riveting work can purchase “A Beauty Unbroken” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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