Daughter of Venice is about a fourteen year old girl named Doníta. Only one (or two) of the girls in her family will marry. The rest will be forced to live in a convent. Doníta sneaks out of the house several times for a taste of the real Venice. Her identical twin sister, Laura takes over her chores. When Doníta’s father announces that since Doníta has been so hard-working she will be the one to marry, both the girls are devastated. With the help of a Jewish boy she concocts a dangerous plan that will allow Laura to marry instead. Will Doníta succeed?