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The ancient shore : dispatches from Naples

Author: Shirley Hazzard; Francis Steegmuller
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. [u.a.] : Univ. of Chicago Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born in Australia, Shirley Hazzard first moved to Naples as a young woman in the 1950s to take up a job with the United Nations. This work collects the best of Hazzard's writings on Naples.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Hazzard; Francis Steegmuller
ISBN: 0226322017 9780226322018
OCLC Number: 699104780
Notes: Pilgrimage -- A scene of ancient fame -- In the shadow of Vesuvius -- City of secrets and surprises -- Naples redux : an ancient city arrayed for the G-7 -- The incident at Naples -- Coda: Pondering Italy. - Formerly CIP.
Description: 129 S. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Shirley Hazzard and Francis Steegmuller.

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"Much larger than all its parts, this book does full justice to a place, and a time, where 'nothing was pristine, except the light.'" - Bookforum "Deep in the spell of Italy, Hazzard parses the Read more...

 
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