Published September 1998
by Lonely Planet Publications .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||240|
“Your Italy and our Italia are not the same thing,” promises Beppe Severgnini, who can offer you practical advice on everything in his country from the people to the bathrooms–that’s practical stuff. Other books about Italy offer idealistic dreaminess, fueling your romantic notions of the place. But in this book, Severgnini gets real. A SMALL PLACE IN ITALY is a profile of their neighbors, their work, customs and the surrounding area. He offers up historical notes and chronicles the arrival of the late 20th century and loss of old ways. This book has everything going for it. Newby is honest, a truthful writer. He never sells out his subject for entertainment or sentimentality.5/5(5). The book in the same series, by the same author, focusing solely on food and wine is also excellent and highly recommended. This edition is in a compact size that makes it an ideal coffee table book and also easy to slot on a shelf. If you have had a taste of Italy and want more, then this book should help get you hooked/5(74). A Small Place in Italy (Eric Newby, ). A young American couple tries to renovate a Tuscan farmhouse in the late s. The Stones of Florence (Mary McCarthy, ). McCarthy applies wit and keen observation to produce a quirky, impressionistic investigation of Florence and its history. Travelers' Tales Italy (Anne Calcagno, ). Calcagno.
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