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Ackerman-Leist, Philip

Summary: Mals, Italy, has long been known as the breadbasket of the Tyrol. But recently the tiny town became known for something else entirely. A Precautionary Tale tells us why, introducing readers to an unlikely group of activists and a forward-thinking mayor who came together to ban pesticides in Mals by a referendum vote--making it the first place on Earth to accomplish such a feat, and a model for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 ACK

Jackson, Anthon.

Summary: "The Rough Guide to Naples and the Amalfi Coast" is the second edition of this best-selling guide. Now in full colour, the book covers both the city of Naples and the surrounding region in equal detail. It includes a detailed account of the city itself, with in-depth reviews of all the sights, the best hotels, restaurants and nightlife, as well as all the colour maps you need to get around. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rough Guides 2018

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Bennett, Martin Wilmott.

Summary: Make your trip to southern Italy unforgettable with illustrated features, 14 maps, and nearly 200 color photos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 TRAVEL EUROPE

De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: This is Naples as you've never seen it before. A chaotic, shadowy city full of ominous echoes and dark alleyways where each inhabitant seems too absorbed by his or her own problems to give a damn about anybody else. And that is exactly what makes it possible for a cold, methodical killer to commit his atrocious crimes largely undisturbed, to merge with the crowd as if he were invisible. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

Hofstadter, Dan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.573 HOF

Mayes, Frances

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Summary: The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco: these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings. In See You in the Piazza, Frances Mayes introduces us to the Italy only the locals know, as she and her husband, Ed, eat and drink their way through thirteen regions--from Friuli to Sicily. Along the way, she seeks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 954.093 MAY

Ferrante, Elena

Summary: Here is the dazzling saga of two women: the brilliant, bookish Elena and the fiery, uncontainable Lila. Both are now adults; many of life's great discoveries have been made, its vagaries and losses have been suffered. Through it all, the women's friendship has remained the gravitational center of their lives. Both women once fought to escape the neighborhood in which they grew up -- a prison of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FER

Ferrante, Elena

Summary: The brilliant, bookish Elena and the fiery uncontainable Lila have made life's great discoveries, its vagaries and losses have been suffered. Both women once fought to escape the neighborhood in which they grew up-- a prison of conformity, violence, and inviolable taboos. Now, in a Naples that is as seductive as it is perilous-- and in a world undergoing epochal change-- Lila and Elena clash,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2015

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

Mayes, Frances.

Summary: The celebrated "bard of Tuscany " (New York Times) lyrically chronicles her continuing love affair with Tuscany's people, art, cuisine, and lifestyle. Frances Mayes offers her readers a deeply personal memoir of her present-day life in Tuscany, encompassing both the changes she has experienced since Under the Tuscan Sun and Bella Tuscany appeared, and sensuous, evocative reflections on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 945.5 MAY

Carcaterra, Lorenzo.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2002

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAR

Carcaterra, Lorenzo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2002

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Ferrante, Elena

Summary: The story begins in the 1950s in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. Growing up on these tough streets, the two girls learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else. As they grow--and as their paths repeatedly diverge and converge--Elena and Lila remain best friends whose respective destinies are reflected and refracted in the other. They are likewise the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FER

Spaccanapoli (Musical group)

Contents: Pummarola black -- O' Mare = The sea -- O' rinillo o' rinello -- Sant' Anastasia -- Aneme perze = Lost souls -- 'Mmiezo a festa = At a feast -- Piazza Dante -- O' Munachino = Little monk -- Santa notte -- A' ferriera = Ironworks -- Siente Munacie' = Listen Munaciello -- Palummiello = Blackbird -- Vesuvio = Vesuvius.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Real World Records 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN SPA

Mayes, Frances.

Summary: Text and photographs celebrate Tuscany's feasts, festivals, food, wine, people, and culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.5 MAY

De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: In the middle of a summer heat wave, as Naples prepares for one of its most important holy days, a renowned surgeon falls to his death from the window of his office. For Commissario Ricciardi and Brigadier Maione it is the beginning of an investigation that will bring them into contact with the most torrid, conflicting and enduring of human passions. In the world Ricciardi and Maione are about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

Ferrante, Elena

Summary: The Story of a New Name follows Elena Ferrante's critically acclaimed My Brilliant Friend, featuring Lila and Elena. The two protagonists are now in their twenties, and marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila. Meanwhile, Elena continues her journey of self-discovery. These young women share a complex and evolving bond that brings them close at times while driving them apart at others. Each...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FER

De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: Investigating the death of a duchess in 1931 Naples, Commissario Ricciardi is assisted by Brigadier Maione to connect the victim's demise to her associates in the Neapolitan privileged social circles and the local fascist elite.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

Ferrante, Elena

Summary: In this third Neapolitan novel, Elena and Lila, the two girls whom readers first met in My Brilliant Friend, have become women. Lila married at sixteen and has a young son; she has left her husband and the comforts her marriage brought and now works as a common laborer. Elena has left the neighborhood, earned her college degree, and published a successful novel, all of which has opened the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FER

Leon, Donna.

Summary: A socialite asks Guido Brunetti to investigate a murder that happened in the underworld surrounding southern Italy's garbage dumping grounds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: M Leo

Mayes, Frances.

Summary: In this sequel to her" New York Times" bestsellers" Under the Tuscan Sun" and" Bella Tuscany," the celebrated "bard of Tuscany" ("New York Times") Frances Mayes lyrically chronicles her continuing, two decades-long love affair with Tuscany's people, art, cuisine, and lifestyle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 945.5 MAY

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.5 MAYES, FRANCES MAY

De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: In the abyss of a profound personal crisis, Commissario Ricciardi feels unable to open himself up to life. He has refused the love of both Enrica and Livia and the friendship of his partner, Maione. Contentment for Ricciardi proves as elusive as clues to the latest crime he has been asked to investigate -- amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

Ferrante, Elena

Summary: The story begins in the 1950s, in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. Growing up on these tough streets the two girls learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else. As they grow, as their paths repeatedly diverge and converge, Elena and Lila remain best friends whose respective destinies are reflected and refracted in the other. They are likewise the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC FER

Saviano, Roberto

Summary: Nicolas Fiorillo is a brilliant and ambitious fifteen-year-old from the slums of Naples, eager to make his mark and to acquire power and the money that comes with it. With nine friends, he sets out to create a new paranza, or gang. Together they roam the streets on their motorscooters, learning how to break into the network of small-time hoodlums that controls drug-dealing and petty crime in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAV

Mayes, Frances.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio 2000

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 945.5 MAY