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Apr 29, 1997
| ISBN 9780679770237
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Apr 29, 1997 | ISBN 9780679770237
Comprised of short stories, novel excerpts, essays, poetry journals and letters, this work will delight anyone who loves Italy or great travel writing. Pieces include Barbara Grizzuti Harrison marveling at baroque Sicilian confections, Mary McCarthy celebrating Venice’s threadbare dignity, and Henry James’s Isabel Archer succumbing to the treacherous antiquities of Florence.
Alice Leccese Powers is the editor of the anthologies Italy in Mind and Ireland in Mind and the co-editor of The Brooklyn Reader: Thirty Writers Celebrate America’s Favorite Borough. A freelance writer and editor, she has been published in the Washington Post, the Baltimore Sun, Newsday, and many… More about Alice Leccese Powers
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