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Pasquale's Nose: Idle Days in an Italian Town
Pasquale's Nose Idle Days in an Italian Town
Author: Michael Rips
Everywhere hailed for its quirkiness, its hilarity, its charm, Pasquale's Nose tells the story of a New York City lawyer who runs away to a small Etruscan village with his wife and new baby, and discovers a community of true eccentrics-warring bean growers, vanishing philosophers, a blind bootmaker, a porcupine hunter-among whom he feels unexpec...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780316748643
ISBN-10: 0316748641
Publication Date: 4/9/2002
Pages: 224
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3.2 stars, based on 14 ratings
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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This is probably the most unusual memoir/travelogue I have ever read. The stories of the people in the Italian town the American author visits are so strange as to be almost unbelievable...and yet they are true...
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A bizarre read of the Entruscan village life. Quirky, but real-life characters and stories. Some humor, eccentricity of the community in an Italian village. Porcupine, horse meat for lunch... Some stories funny, some grieveful. A good read.


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