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She had envisioned lazy mornings sipping espresso while penning a bestselling novel and jovial group dinners, just like in the movies and books about expatriate life in Italy.

Author: Jennifer Criswell

Publisher: Gemelli Press LLC

ISBN: 0982102372

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 220

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Criswell's move from New York City to Tuscany was not supposed to go like this. She had envisioned lazy mornings sipping espresso while penning a bestselling novel and jovial group dinners, just like in the movies and books about expatriate life in Italy. Then she met reality: no work, constant struggles with Italian bureaucracy to claim citizenship, and becoming the talk of the town after her torrid affair with a local fruit vendor.
2012-10 By Jennifer Criswell

We're still looking.” “At least you're getting some good meals,” Rick said. Though probably not up to the level of the Olive Garden. “That's for sure,” said Herb. When Rick returned to Conti's office, he was sitting at his desk looking ...

Author: David P. Wagner

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 9781464210778

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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First in the Rick Montoya Italian mystery series "Wagner hits all the right notes in this debut. His likable protagonist engages, plus the Italian angle is always appealing. Perfect for readers who enjoy a complex puzzle, a bit of humor, and a fairly gentle procedural. Don't miss this one."—Library Journal STARRED review When Rick Montoya moves to Italy to work as a translator, he doesn't expect to get involved in an investigation. But with one favor spiraling out of control, he soon finds himself fighting for his life. Rick Montoya has moved from New Mexico to Rome, embracing the life of a translator. He's settling in to la dolce vita when a school friend who is now senior in the Italian Art Squad recruits Rick for an unofficial undercover role. Armed with a list of galleries, suspects, and an expense account, Rick arrives in Tuscany posing as a buyer for a gallery, ready to spend his days sipping wine and examining Roman artifacts to flush out burial urn traffickers. But before sunset on Rick's first day in Volterra, a gallery employee dies in a brutal fall from a high cliff. The local Commissario and his team consider Rick an amateur, and worse, a foreigner. And now they suspect him in the dead man's murder. While the Volterra squad pursues its leads, Rick continues to meeting his own suspects: a museum director, a top gallery owner, a low-profile import/export businessman and his enterprising color-coordinated assistant, and a sensuous heiress with a private art specialty and clientele. As the murder mystery and the art trafficking heat up, has Rick's role made him the target of both cops and criminals? The first Tuscan book in David P. Wagner's Italian mysteries introduce us to Rick Montoya, an American translator who agrees to help catch art smugglers—and soon finds himself in over his head. Other books in the Rick Montoya Italian Mysteries: Cold Tuscan Stone Death in the Dolomites Murder Most Unfortunate Return to Umbria A Funeral in Mantova
2018-08-07 By David P. Wagner

Title Author Date published Author characteristics Type of travel experience, motivation Summers in Supino At Least You're in Tuscany The Last Supper: A Summer in Italy The Reluctant Tuscan Passion on the Vine Dolce Far Niente: Sweet ...

Author: Ian Jenkins

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9781786394590

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 210

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Literary tourism is a nascent field in tourism studies, yet tourists often travel in the footsteps of well-known authors and stories. Providing a wide-ranging cornucopia of literary tourism topics, this book fully explores the interconnections between the written word and travel. It includes tourism stories using guidebooks, films, television and electronic media, and recognises that stories, texts and narratives, even if they cannot be classified as traditional travel writing, can become journeys in themselves and take us on imaginary voyages. Appealing to a wide audience of different disciplines, it encompasses subjects such as business literary writing, historical journeys and the poetry of Dylan Thomas. The use of these different perspectives demonstrates how heavily and widely literature influences travel, tourists and tourism, making it an important read for researchers and students of tourism, social science and literature.
2019-07-12 By Ian Jenkins

lying into Tuscany you'll most likely arrive at Pisa, a city which – thanks to the LeaningTower – is known, at least in name, to every visitor to Italy. Thousands of tourists pour into Pisa every day in summer (hourly trains from ...

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 9781848361973

Category: Travel

Page: 412

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The Rough Guide to Florence & the Best of Tuscany is the essential companion to discovering the romantic Italian city and its breath-taking surrounds. The full-colour introduction highlights the renaissance architecture that dominates the streets of Florence, as well as the dramatic and varied scenery of the best pockets of Tuscany. There are full accounts of all the major tourist sites, including Michelangelo’s statue of David the charming Ponte Vecchio and Tuscany’s world-renowned wine regions, as well as thorough explorations of those hidden gems, from small hillside villages and Florence’s dynamic drinking scene. There are special features on Florence as the capital of Italy and Tuscan Food & Drink, not to mention countless recommendations for Michelen-starred restaurants, humble pizzerias, bars and cafés and hotels for every region and budget. The guide has all the practical information you need to get there, travel around with ease and ensure you don’t miss the unmissable. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Florence & the Best of Tuscany.
2009-03-02 By Rough Guides

As the car growled up the dusty carriageway it became obvious that they really were heading straight for the palace on the rock. Michelle gasped. 'Good grief—is that your home?' 'It's where I live—for some of the time, at least.

Author: Christina Hollis

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 9781426839078

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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Plain, timid housekeeper Michelle Spicer keeps her head down and gets on with the job. She knows her place. Bored and restless in the south of France, Alessandro Castiglione has found himself a plaything. Stripped of her uniform and naked in his bed, mousy Michelle blossoms before him. But she knows she's only the housekeeper—not a rich man's wife. Discarded, disgraced and left with nothing but the child she now carries, Michelle is back in rainy England. Until the Tuscan tycoon decides to taste her charms again….
2009-09-01 By Christina Hollis

'I'll have to, won't I?' she said. 'At least until the others return.' 'Yes, you will,' he confirmed sharply, still trying to work out whether her manner was impudent or overly straightforward. Meanwhile, she was staring at him ...

Author: Susan Stephens

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 9781488000690

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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Nine months to claim what's his! For gardener Cassandra Rich, working in the foothills of Tuscany is the perfect way to escape her past. Until the man of the manor graces the villa with his presence and Cassandra with his attention. Marco di Fivizzano can't take his eyes off the delectable Cass. So when he requires a plus one for a gala, Marco will uncover who this fiery blonde is—over dinner, or in his bed! In Marco's arms, Cass blossoms, finding the freedom she's always craved…until she discovers she's pregnant and bound to the billionaire forever!
2016-03-01 By Susan Stephens

“When we got there man, there were all these Tuscany cats there. There were like ten of them at least. They were saying that any dudes from Sunnyville who showed up were going to get jumped! I swear man we had nothing to do with it Sal.

Author: One Tusk

Publisher: One Tusk

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Category: Fiction

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This is a book about past experiences. Most of what’s in this story is fiction. However, sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. View through the eyes of Richard Tucker, whose best friend is fellow student Donald Brickman. The two are the same age who like to go to high school parties, enjoy surfing, skateboarding, but sell illegal drugs also. Richard Tucker’s documentation or memoir is a first person perspective about life, growing up with friends, family, romance, and also including the trials and tribulations of becoming an adult. Drug use and abuse, becomes prevalent in the small town of Sunnyville where they live. The town influences, develop Richard Tucker’s unique point of view about society, religion, and politics.
2021-06-21 By One Tusk

Booking at least 1 day ahead is essential. If you're more pressed for time and just want to taste their excellent estate wines, stop in at the roadside tasting room. Continue south on the S222 for 5km (3 miles) to Greve, where you ...

Author: Donald Strachan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118167175

Category: Travel

Page: 228

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Map your own adventure. Florence & Tuscany Day by Day is the perfect answer for travelers who want to know the best places to visit and the best way to see the city. Packed with color photos, this bestselling guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see the best of Florence & Tuscany in a short time––with bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. Featuring a full range of thematic and neighborhood tours, plus dining, lodging, shopping, nightlife, and practical visitor info, Florence & Tuscany Day by Day is the only guide that helps travelers organize their time to get the most out of a trip. Inside this book you′ll find: Full color throughout with hundreds of photos and dozens of maps Sample one– to three–day itineraries that include The Best of the Uffizi, Tuscany for Families, Tuscany for Food & Wine Lovers, Tuscany for Art & Architecture Lovers, and more Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions clue readers in on great finds and values Tear–resistant foldout map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet Foldout front cover, with at–a–glance maps and quick–reference info
2012-06-18 By Donald Strachan

A heartbreaking new novel set in wartime Tuscany Dinah Jefferies. he told you. Of all the terrible things that happened, that was one of the cruellest. Thank God you had time to reflect. ... Now at least I'm halfway to finding out.

Author: Dinah Jefferies

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241987322

Category: Fiction

Page: 335

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ONE WAR. TWO WOMEN. WILL THEY BE ABLE TO SAVE THE ONES THEY LOVE? A sweeping new novel from the number one Sunday Times bestselling author of The Tea Planter's Wife In 1943, Contessa Sofia de' Corsi's peaceful Tuscan villa among the olive groves is upturned by the sudden arrival of German soldiers. Desperate to fight back, she agrees to shelter a wounded British radio engineer in her home, keeping him hidden from her husband Lorenzo - knowing that she is putting all of their lives at risk. When Maxine, an Italian-American working for the resistance, arrives on Sofia's doorstep, the pair forge an uneasy alliance. Feisty, independent Maxine promised herself never to fall in love. But when she meets a handsome partisan named Marco, she realizes it's a promise she can't keep... Before long, the two women find themselves entangled in a dangerous game with the Nazis. Will they be discovered? And will they both be able to save the ones they love? 'Dinah Jefferies has a remarkable gift for conjuring up another time and place with lush descriptions, full of power and intensity' Kate Furnivall 'A stunning story of love and loyalty in wartime' Rachel Hore 'Beautiful writing, wonderful characters, gripping story, and such a gorgeously evoked Tuscan setting - how I loved this! Such a perfect, immersive summer read!' Jenny Ashcroft 'A lush, fast-moving, gripping story that will keep you guessing till the last pages. A perfect summer read' Gill Paul 'It's so rich & the historical details so transporting. Reading this novel is like being swept into a wonderful movie' Eve Chase
2020-07-16 By Dinah Jefferies

Most companies havea lower age limit of 21 years and require thatyou've held your licence for at least a year. Many havea young driver surcharge for those under 25. Confirminsurance and any damage waiver chargesand keep all your ...

Author: Rebecca Ford

Publisher: Footprint Travel Guides

ISBN: 9781908207449

Category: Travel

Page: 244

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Footprintfocus Siena and Southern Tuscany is the only dedicated guide available covering this popular Italian destination. Features an Essentials section with practical tips to help plan a trip, detailed information on attractions and comprehensive listings of where to eat, sleep and have fun. • Essentials section with tips on getting there and around • Up-to-date recommendations of great places to stay and eat • Highlights map of the region plus detailed street maps where relevant • Slim enough to fit in a pocket Loaded with advice and information on how to get around, this concise Footprintfocus guide will help travellers get the most out of Siena and Southern Tuscany without weighing them down. The content of the Footprintfocus Siena and Southern Tuscany guide has been extracted from Footprint's Tuscany guide.
2012-03-16 By Rebecca Ford