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Travelers' Tales Italy: True Stories

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Publisher Comments:

This newly designed collection of adventures in Italy takes the reader to a land of magical extremes — of ancient verities and modern vitality. Sculptors, olive harvesters, art historians, and cooks people these tales, and their stories are as evocative as opera. The book simmers with romance, culture — and the best food on earth. Authors...

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The stories range from delightful and funny to cautionary and inspiring, and provide readers with a road map that deepens and enriches their travels.

Table of Contents

A Fiume runs through it / Thom Elkjer — The measure of all things / Libby Lubin — Facciamo le Corna / Tim Parks — Pornosaint of the extinguished lights / Andrea Lee — A bank in Palermo — Natalie Galli — The olive harvest / Mary Taylor Simeti — Baby's a bonus / Clara Hemphill — Five ways of escape / Jonathan Keates — Venice again / Maureen Anne Jennings — Imagining the flood / Robert Hellenga — My Roman intimacies / Barbara Grizzuti Harrison — In the shadow of Vesuvius / Thomas Belmonte — Signor Bananas / Duncan Fallowell — Mediolanum / H.V. Morton — The invisible Trattoria / Miranda Mowbray — Underground Rome / Tom Mueller — Living briefly like a Roman / Susan Spano — Cinque Terre / Georgia I. Hesse — The working world of Venice / William G. Scheller — Feast in Puglia / Fred L. Gardaphe — Walking to Assisi / Patricia Hampl — On climbing the dome of St. Peter's / Jeanne Conte — Etruscan sunlight / Frances Mayes — A Trulli rich woman / Kelly Simon — Ancient islands / Theresa M. Maggio — The hall of maps / James Gardner — Sibling rivalry, Italian style / Elizabeth Roper Marcus — The sands of thyme / Bob Shacochis — What's in a name? / Vince Sturla — Adventures in leather / Catherine Thorpe — Seravezza / Matthew Spender — Night swimmer / Kevin Di Pirro — Body and soul / Stanley Crouch — Big butts and walnuts / Douglas Rennie — Indirections to Rome / Donald Gecewicz — Rocking the gondola / Jan Warner — The errant steps of wooden shoes / Adria Bernardi — Vacationing with Mom / Henry Alford — The visible man / Trey Ellis — Lunch at Pensione Suisse / David Robinson — The children of Magna Graecia / Tom Mueller — Sleepwalking in Italy / Laura J. Aymond — Satyric / Matthew Spender — Una bustarella / Tim Parks — The Italian mistress / Luigi Barzini — Sagra di Polenta / Gary Paul Nabhan — The Nicholas effect / Margaret Green — Are the Germans gone? / Ivo John Lederer — The waters of Clitumnus / H.V. Morton

Product Details

ISBN:
9781122057721
Subtitle:
True Stories
Publisher:
Travelers' Tales
Author:
Calcagno, Anne
Author:
Morris, Jan
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
General
Subject:
Europe - Italy
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Subject:
Travel Writing-Italy
Subject:
World History-Italy
Subject:
Italy-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20010808
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
464

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » World History » Italy
Travel » Europe » Italy
Travel » General
Travel » Travel Writing » General

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"Synopsis" by , The stories range from delightful and funny to cautionary and inspiring, and provide readers with a road map that deepens and enriches their travels.
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