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Embracing Serafina

Author: Penny Petrone
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : Guernica, 2000.
Series: Prose series, v. 56.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book moves with compelling energy from the forests of north-western Ontario to the capitals of Europe to the tribal villages of Africa ... and from there to South America, China, and into the mysterious world that existed behind the Iron Curtain when few Westerners dared, or got the chance, to visit there. It is an absorbingly personal document, with the power not only of insight and innocence but of deeply  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Penny Petrone; Penny Petrone; Penny Petrone
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Petrone
ISBN: 1550711121 9781550711127
OCLC Number: 43283447
Description: 603 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Prose series, v. 56.
Responsibility: Penny Petrone.
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"This book moves with compelling energy from the forests of north-western Ontario to the capitals of Europe to the tribal villages of Africa ... and from there to South America, China, and into the mysterious world that existed behind the Iron Curtain when few Westerners dared, or got the chance, to visit there. It is an absorbingly personal document, with the power not only of insight and innocence but of deeply conveyed sensuality -- toward sun and seawater and mountain air; the music and hustle of cafes and cantinas; the tastes and smells of exotic kitchens and markets. There is an urgency here, bred of complex desires and a craving for experience and knowledge. Through her search, Petrone reveals not just the graces but the hard edges and uncertainties of a woman's ventures into foreign landscapes and into the foreboding terrain of the self. A memoir by an Italian Canadian woman who has lived in Canada since 1920. This is part two of the bestselling autobiography, Breaking the Mould."--Pub. desc.

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