New in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. Tight binding with clean text. Edges of dustjacket are somewhat worn. Glued binding. Cloth over boards. 325 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade.
This is the sequel to A Thousand Days in Venice. I love Marlena's style and attention to the tiny details that make this story an invitatin to fully join her. You feel her joys and sorrows and actually live daily in the tiny Tuscan village along with her and her husband. To complete the experience she includes recipes of the dishes she mentions, and the overall effect is one of longing to be right there. I found it hard to put the book down.
Aug 23, 2007
This is the further adventures of an American who leaves her home, her country , and her family to marry a Venetian and make a new life in Italy. After renovating and selling their apartment in the Lido, they rent a farmhouse outside of an Tuscan Village and move in. This book explores the foibles of the new friends they make in the village. Marlena and her husband throw themselves into their new lifestyle and become members of the village.Their adventures will make you laugh and cry.
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