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Sicilian odyssey

Author: Francine Prose
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, ©2003.
Series: National Geographic directions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author explores the ancient island of Sicily, considering the various cultural legacies--Greek, Roman, Arab, and Norman--that have shaped the island's colorful culture and history.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Prose, Francine, 1947-
Sicilian odyssey.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, ©2003
(OCoLC)645917623
Named Person: Francine Prose; Francine Prose; Francine Prose
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francine Prose
ISBN: 0792265351 9780792265351
OCLC Number: 51203912
Description: 186 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Arrivals --
Syracuse --
Building and rebuilding: the glories of the Baroque --
Entertainments --
I Mosaici --
Two towns --
The wonders of the world --
The conversation --
The leopards --
Palermo --
Intensity --
Departures --
Gifts.
Series Title: National Geographic directions.
Responsibility: Francine Prose.
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A blending of art and cultural criticism, travel writing, and personal narrative, "Sicilian Odyssey" is Prose's imaginative consideration of the diverse cultural legacies found juxtaposed and  Read more...

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