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When in Rome : chasing la dolce vita

Author: Penelope Green
Publisher: Sydney : Hodder, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With her thirtieth birthday on the horizon and her comfortable life in Sydney outside her front door, Penelope Green decided it was now or never. Undaunted by the fact she spoke no Italian, and no job, no friends and nowhere to live, and armed with only irresistible optimism and a fair dash of bravery, she was determined to carve out her own slice of la doce vita."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Penelope Green; Penelope Green
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Green
ISBN: 0733620744 9780733620744
OCLC Number: 225351006
Description: 308 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Reality bites --
Ciao bella --
Io sono Penelope --
School drop-out --
Home empty home --
Working girl --
Mind your peas --
Sunday, bloody Sunday --
Aspetta! --
Una clandestina --
An Italian stallion --
Ti voglio bene --
Daydream believer --
Life is (always) beautiful --
Satruday night febbre --
Nolano --
Italian inquisition --
The full Monti --
Le nonnette --
Home run --
Buon compleanno.
Responsibility: Penelope Green.

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We've all dreamed of a new exotic life in a European city, but who actually goes? WHEN IN ROME shows what can happen when you are courageous, and perhaps crazy, enough to chase this dream.  Read more...

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Charming * Vogue * Green deserves to be congratulated on her bravery and candour... and her descriptions of Rome are so vivid you can almost smell the coffee. * SUN HERALD * Written engagingly, with Read more...

 
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