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Nino Ricci

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Nino Ricci is the author of award-winning novel The Origin of Species and of the Lives of the Saints trilogy, adapted as a miniseries starring Sophia Loren. Nino Ricci was born in Leamington, Ontario, to parents from the Molise region of Italy, and completed university studies in Toronto, Montreal, and Florence, Italy.
In 2011 he was appointed a member of the Order of Canada. He lives in Toronto with his wife, writer Erika de Vasconcelos, and their children.

Books by Nino Ricci

Species The Origin of Species

1896951430.01._sclzzzzzzz_ Lives of the Saints

English

Canadian

1959

Leamington, ON