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See you in the piazza

Author: Frances Mayes; Meredith Hamilton
Publisher: Australia : Penguin Books, 2020. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco: these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings. In See You in the Piazza, Frances Mayes introduces us to the Italy only the locals know, as she and her husband, Ed, eat and drink their way through fifteen regions - from Friuli to Sardinia. Along the way, she seeks out the cultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Named Person: Frances Mayes; Frances Mayes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Mayes; Meredith Hamilton
ISBN: 9780143796848 0143796844
OCLC Number: 1109935682
Notes: Originally published: New York, N.Y. : Crown, 2019.
Includes indexes.
Description: xvii, 429 pages : illustration, map ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Frances Mayes ; [illustration and map by Meredith Hamilton].

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The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco: these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings. In See You in the Piazza, Frances Mayes introduces us to the Italy only the locals know, as she and her husband, Ed, eat and drink their way through fifteen regions - from Friuli to Sardinia. Along the way, she seeks out the cultural and historic gems not found in traditional guidebooks. Frances conjures the enchantment of the backstreets, the hubbub of the markets, the dreamlike wonder of that space between lunch and dinner when a city cracks open to those who would wander or when a mind is drawn into the pages of a delicious book - and discloses to us the secrets that only someone who is on intimate terms with a place could find.

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