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Stolen Figs, And Other Adventures in Calabria

ITL465
Mark Rotella
North Point Press
2004
320
0865476969
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A warmly told, refreshingly candid account of travels and adventures in the south of Italy from the grandson of a Calabrese.
$21.00

Calabrian Tales

ITA160
Peter Chiarella
Aa Balkema
2002
377
1587900300
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Chiarella retells the stories of injustice, poverty, avarice and survival his grandmother, father and mother told him of life in Calabria. The main character is the author's great aunt Marianna who became the mistress of a wealthy noble and whose lifestyle shamed her relatives.
$21.95

National Geographic Naples and Southern Italy

ITL802
Tim Jepson
National Geographic
2017
238
142621698X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Presented in National Geographic's attractive, visual style, this guide includes helpful cultural background and recommendations for the Amalfi Coast, Capri, Naples, Puglia, Vesuvius, Calabria, Basilicata, Sicily and Sardinia.
$21.99

Calabria Map

ITL496
Touring Club Italiano
Touring Club Italiano
2015
1
8879142437
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Detailed map of Reggio Calabria Province, scale 1:150,000.
$13.95

Blue Guide Southern Italy

ITL257
Paul Blanchard
W. W. Norton & Company
2007
608
0393325881
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to Southern Italy and especially its archaeology, history and culture. With maps and site plans.
$34.95

Rick Steves' Italian Phrase Book & Dictionary

ITL424
Rick Steves
Avalon Travel Publishing
2014
446
1612382010
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This compact phrase book, organized thematically and with a brief dictionary, also includes Steves' insight into how to break the ice and make friends around the world.
$12.99

My Calabria

ITA194
Janet Fletcher, Rosetta Costantino
W. W. Norton & Company
2010
352
0393065162
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Calabrian-born Costantino celebrates the rustic culinary traditions, food and culture of Italy's "boot" and the fiery simplicity of its food.
$39.95

Italy, A Short History

ITL56
Harry Hearder
Cambridge University Press
2001
294
0521000726
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Elegantly written, generous and informative, this compact book takes in the sweep of Italian history from the Roman Republic through the Renaissance, World War II and up to the present.
$30.99

La Bella Figura, A Field Guide to the Italian Mind

ITL718
Beppe Severgnini
Broadway Books
2007
288
0767914406
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
1
0
0
0
Italians themselves love this guide to the Italian character, which addresses their never-ending passion for beauty, disorder and high emotion. The book opens with a snapshot of Malpensa Airport, then moves on to Tuscany, Rome, Naples and Sardinia.
$15.00

The Italians

ITA528
John Hooper
Viking
2016
336
014312840X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Italy correspondent for The Economist Hooper explores Italy -- its baffling contradictions, unique character and contemporary culture -- in this illuminating portrait.
$17.00

The Greek Cities of Magna Graecia and Sicily

ITL751
Fausto Longo, Lorena Jannelli, Luca Cerchiai
Getty Trust Publications
2004
288
0892367512
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An engaging history of the Western Greek colonies in Sicily and southern Italy in the eighth and seventh centuries B.C., featuring 240 magnificent color illustrations, maps and a site-by-site review of major archaeological sites.
$45.00

Calabria: The Other Italy

ITA572
Karen Haid
Aa Balkema
2015
280
1634132300
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Jumping headlong into the toe of Italy’s boot, Calabria, Haid provides an unflinching portrait of a region that has been largely ignored by travelers and Italians alike. Her exuberant narrative balances travelogue with history and social commentary.
$14.95

Christ Stopped at Eboli, The Story of a Year

ITL09
Carlo Levi, Frances Frenaye (Translator)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2006
268
0374530092
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An affecting memoir of southern Italy, originally published in 1947, it stems from the author's forced relocation to the region as punishment for anti-fascist political activity.
$16.00

Italian Days

ITL02
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
Atlantic Monthly Press
1998
479
0871137275
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
Grizzuti Harrison writes with warmth and depth of her journey from Milan south to Calabria in this sprightly account of Italy and the Italians.
$20.00

La Bella Lingua

ITA26
Dianne Hales
Broadway Books
2010
336
0767927702
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Inebriated with the sounds of Italian, lovesick for its phrases and enamored of its earthy idioms, Hales, "a sensible woman of sturdy Polish stock," dives into the Italian of the piazza, literature, movies and streets in this charming memoir.
$15.00

Old Calabria

ITL475
Norman Douglas
St. Martins
2010
357
1848851138
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A classic account of adventures in southernmost Italy, first published in 1915.
$21.00

Unto the Sons

ITL145
Gay Talese
Random House
2006
592
0812976061
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A wide-ranging memoir of the Talese family, from their origin in the Calabrian town of Maida through emigration to the United States in the early 20th century and settling in Ocean City, New Jersey.
$17.00

End Games

ITL873
Michael Dibdin
Pantheon Books
2008
288
0307386724
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Murder, eccentric millionaires, American film scouts and buried treasure all figure prominently in Dibdin's last Zen mystery, set in the hill towns of Calabria.
$15.00

Italian Folktales

ITL314
Italo Calvino
Harcourt Books
1992
763
0156454890
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A treasured collection of 200 lively folk tales presented by one of the modern masters of Italian fiction. Calvino's elegant rendering of these old stories reveals his great affection for the folkloric traditions of his childhood.
$25.00

Italy in Mind

ITL39
Alice Powers
Vintage Books
1997
349
0679770232
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A terrific collection of some of the best literary writing on Italy, including pieces by Melville, Lawrence, Henry James, Mary McCarthy and many others.
$18.95

Italy, A Traveler's Literary Companion

ITL466
Lawrence Venuti (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2003
256
1883513146
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Not just a literary companion, this anthology is also a who's who of contemporary Italian writers who capture the spirit, history and allure of the country.
$14.95

Birds of Europe

FG47
Lars Svensson
Princeton University Press
2010
416
0691143927
PAPER
Field Guide
0
1
0
0
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, the second edition of this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
$29.95

More Books

Italy Map

ITL19
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2016
2
3866097433
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A convenient laminated map of Italy at a scale of 1:800,000 with excellent topographic detail, an index and large maps of Sicily and Sardinia.
$12.95

Honey from a Weed, Fasting and Feasting in Tuscany, Catalonia, The Cyclades and Apulia

ITL426
Patience Gray
David Brown
2004
384
190301820x
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A knowledgeable, unfussy grand tour of the Mediterranean, its history and its foodstuffs, by Patience Gray, who traveled to Catalonia, the Cyclades, Apulia/Puglia and Tuscany.
$39.95

Casa Rossa

ITL534
Francesca Marciano
Pantheon Books
2003
340
0375726373
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A vivid novel following the lives of a mother, daughter and granddaughter from Puglia over the course of the 20th century, opening as the narrator prepares to sell Casa Rossa, the family farm.
$14.95

One Hundred & One Beautiful Small Towns in Italy

ITL546
Paolo Lazzarin
Rizzoli International
2014
276
0847842940
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This pocket-sized pictorial guide to some of Italy’s hidden gems features towns from twenty diverse regions, each with varied landscapes, architecture and local specialties.
$25.00

Pimsleur Quick & Simple Italian

ITL630
Pimsleur Language Method
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2005
0743509552
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Four audio CDs with eight 30-minute lessons in basic Italian, covering elementary vocabulary and phrases used in travel and everyday situations.
$19.95

For Kids

Italian Picture Word Book

ITA537
Hayward Cirker
Dover Publications
1994
32
0486282023
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A simple and enjoyable language introduction to Italian for young readers. Each scene contains dozens of familiar objects (household items, clothing, foods, furniture, people, animals and much more). To make things more fun, all the pictures can be colored!
$3.99