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Umbria (Armchair Traveller)

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When Patricia Clough, a former foreign correspondent, bought a house in Umbria, she knew that buying her dream home did not mean that life would become a dream. By the end of this book, in which she describes the journey of making Umbria her home, she is sure that 'if one has basic requirements for being happy, then Umbria provides some of the best surroundings for happiness.' Clough pores over Umbria's enchanting countryside, its tumultuous history, its ancient culture and sumptuous food, and laments that for a long time Umbria was mistaken for its fashionable neighbour, Tuscany. This is not a guide to buying a home in Italy, nor a guidebook for your holiday - though it would be useful as both of these things - but a story in which a woman discovers and marvels at the place she begins to call home.

Synopsis:

A woman's story of establishing a life and home in central Italy.

Synopsis:

When Patricia Clough bought a house in Umbria, she knew that buying her dream home did not mean that one’s life became a dream. By the end of this book she is sure that “if one has basic requirements for being happy, then Umbria provides some of the best surroundings for happiness.”

About the Author

Lives in Umbria and was formely a journalist for The Times (London) and is the author of several books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781905791347
Author:
Clough, Patricia
Publisher:
Haus Pub.
Subject:
Europe - Italy
Subject:
Travel, Italy
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Haus Publishing - Armchair Traveller
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 Maps
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in

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A woman's story of establishing a life and home in central Italy.
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When Patricia Clough bought a house in Umbria, she knew that buying her dream home did not mean that one’s life became a dream. By the end of this book she is sure that “if one has basic requirements for being happy, then Umbria provides some of the best surroundings for happiness.”

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