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Ciao bella : in search of my Italian father

Author: Helena Frith Powell
Publisher: London : Gibson Square, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There was one subject that was never mentioned when Helena Frith Powell was growing up - her eccentric Italian father. She travelled to Italy with her mother and was mesmerised by her father. This work combines descriptions of Italy, its food, fashion, culture and people with a search for the most mysterious man she'd ever met.
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Named Person: Helena Frith Powell; Helena Frith Powell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helena Frith Powell
ISBN: 9781903933947 1903933943 9781903933817 1903933811
OCLC Number: 973637343
Notes: "Sex, Dante & how to find your father in Italy"--Cover.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements Prologue 1. Two Hundred and Forty Steps 2. Nothing Gay about Gabriel 3. Fish and Fidelity 4. A Date with Caravaggio 5. Birds Obsessed with Sex 6. Truffles with Everything 7. Dinner with a Princess 8. An Erotic Tour of Venice 9. A Figure in Black and Blue 10. On Rimini Beach 11. Tea at the Grand Hotel 12. Unconditional Love
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'Beautifully written, it made me laugh and I wanted to follow in Helena's footsteps round Italy!' Kate Figes

 
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