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A Thousand Days In Venice

Author : Marlena de Blasi
ISBN : 9781616202750
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An American chef meets the love of her life among the beautiful canals and exquisite cuisine of Venice—“better than a romance novel, it’s the real thing” (New Orleans Times-Picayune). Fernando first sees Marlena across the Piazza San Marco and falls in love from afar. When he sees her again in a Venice café a year later, he knows it’s fate. He knows little English; she, a divorced American chef traveling through Italy, speaks only food-based Italian. Marlena thought she was done with romantic love, incapable of intimacy. Yet within months of their first meeting, she quits her job, sells her house in St. Louis, kisses her two grown sons goodbye, and moves to Venice to marry “the stranger,” as she calls Fernando. This deliciously satisfying memoir is filled with the foods and flavors of Italy and peppered with culinary observations and recipes. But the main course here is an enchanting true story about a woman who falls in love with both a man and a city, and finally finds the home she didn’t even know she was missing. “An irresistible grown-up love story.” —USA Today

Italian Venice

Author : R. J. B. Bosworth
ISBN : 9780300193879
Genre : History
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In this elegant book Richard Bosworth explores Venice—not the glorious Venice of the Venetian Republic, but from the fall of the Republic in 1797 and the Risorgimento up through the present day. Bosworth looks at the glamour and squalor of the belle époque and the dark underbelly of modernization, the two world wars, and the far-reaching oppressions of the fascist regime, through to the “Disneylandification” of Venice and the tourist boom, the worldwide attention of the biennale and film festival, and current threats of subsidence and flooding posed by global warming. He draws out major themes—the increasingly anachronistic but deeply embedded Catholic Church, the two faces of modernization, consumerism versus culture. Bosworth interrogates not just Venice’s history but its meanings, and how the city’s past has been co-opted to suit present and sometimes ulterior aims. Venice, he shows, is a city where its histories as well as its waters ripple on the surface.

Make Your Creative Dreams Real

Author : SARK
ISBN : 1439103542
Genre : Self-Help
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Let this book be your haven, guide, fairy godmother, or map for making your creative dreams real. It's a "paper lantern" to illuminate your path. Your dreams glow in the dark even if you don't ever tend to them. They will wait for you. I know this from my experiences as a recovering procrastinator and perfectionist. My dreams waited for me -- now you can begin to make your creative dreams REAL!

Beatrice Of Venice A Romance Of The Last Days Of The Venetian Republic And Of Napoleon S Campaign In Italy

Author : Sir Max Pemberton
ISBN : CORNELL:31924057665212
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The Bravo Of Venice A Romance Translated From The German By M G Lewis An Adaptation Of J H D Zschokke S Abellino

Author : Matthew Gregory Lewis
ISBN : BL:A0017455638
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The Ladies Cabinet Of Fashion Music Romance

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ISBN : OXFORD:555031707
Genre : Fashion
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Romantic America

Author : Robert Haven Schauffler
ISBN : UCAL:$C54835
Genre : United States
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Beatrice Of Venice

Author : Sir Max Pemberton
ISBN : PSU:000005699452
Genre : Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
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A Critical Dictionary Of English Literature

Author : Samuel Austin Allibone
ISBN : HARVARD:32044086671641
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Literary News

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ISBN : NYPL:33433066596176
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