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One Summer in Venice

Author: Nicky Pellegrino
Publisher: London : Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd), 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'This isn't a mid-life crisis OK? For a start I'm not old enough yet to have one of those. I'm calling it a happiness project. I've stolen an entire summer from my life and by the time it's over I plan to leave this place with a list in my hand. The ten things that make me happy, that's all I want to know. How difficult can it be? They may be small things - a perfect cup of coffee, a day without rain - or bigger  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
New Zealand fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicky Pellegrino
ISBN: 9781409159452 1409159450
OCLC Number: 903195625
Description: 304 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Paperback -'This isn't a mid-life crisis OK? For a start I'm not old enough yet to have one of those. I'm calling it a happiness project. I've stolen an entire summer from my life and by the time it's over I plan to leave this place with a list in my hand. The ten things that make me happy, that's all I want to know. How difficult can it be? They may be small things --
a perfect cup of coffee, a day without rain --
or bigger ones. It's still the beginning so how can I know?' Addolorata Martinelli knows she should be happy. She has everything she thought she wanted --
her own business, a husband, a child. So why does she feel as if something is missing? Then when her restaurant, Little Italy, is slated by a reviewer, she realises that she's lost the one thing she thought she could always count on, her love of food. So Addolorata heads to Venice for a summer alone, aiming to find the ten things that make her happy. Once she's found them, she'll construct a new life around her ten things, but will they include her life in London? Addolorata Martinelli knows she should be happy. She has everything she thought she wanted --
her own business, a husband, a child. So why does she feel as if something is missing? Then when her restaurant, Little Italy, is slated by a reviewer, she realises that she's lost the one thing she thought she could always count on, her love of food. So Addolorata heads to Venice for a summer alone, aiming to find the ten things that make her happy. Once she's found them, she'll construct a new life around her ten things, but will they include her life in London?
Responsibility: Nicky Pellegrino.

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In the maze of Venice's canals, bridges and piazzas, one woman sets herself a goal to find the ten things that could be the key to her happiness  Read more...

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