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Luzzi, Joseph.

Summary: "A charming, informative personal history that blends the anecdotal, historical, and downright unusual The child of Italian immigrants and an award-winning scholar of Italian literature, in My Two Italies Joseph Luzzi straddles these two perspectives tolink his family's dramatic story to Italy's north-south divide, its quest for a unifying language, and its passion for art, food, and family. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LUZZI, JOSEPH LUZ

Bonetto, Cristian

Summary: Lonely Planet's Southern Italy is our most comprehensive guide that extensively covers all the region has to offer, with recommendations for both popular and lesser-known experiences. Hike to the top of Mount Etna, take an epic road trip along the Amalfi Coast and indulge in an authentic Neapolitan pizza; all with your trusted travel companion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Global Limited 2023

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Summary: A neurotic young woman who is married to an engineer in the industrial wasteland of northern Italy, searches in vain to find meaning in her life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN RED

Quinn, Anthony (Anthony J.)

Summary: "Detective Celcius Daly is investigating the abduction of a boy by a group of travelers already under investigation for smuggling and organized crime. As he digs into the child's background, he discovers a family secret linked to an unsolved crime during The Troubles--the disappearance of a young woman and her baby. Daly's investigation shakes loose some harrowing truths about the lawlessness...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC QUI

Keahey, John.

Summary: A crist travelogue from Salt Lake Tribune reporter Keahey, laced with appealing historical references, that follows the itinerary of a century-old trip made by novelist George Gissing through southern Italy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: T. Dunne Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.54 KEA

Williams, Timothy.

Summary: Commissario Trotti of Italy's Polizia di Stato is called to the scene of a brutal murder. Despite the badly disfigured face on the corpse, Trotti recognizes it as schoolteacher Rosanna Belloni, an old friend. His superiors warn him off the case, but Trotti is determined to hunt down the killer. First he must find Rosanna's missing sister, a known drug addict. But the deeper he digs, the more...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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

Gissing, George

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marlboro Press/Northwestern 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5 GIS

Paolicelli, Paul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5 PAO

Woolson, Constance Fenimore

Summary: With this volume Library of America presents the biggest and best edition of Woolson’s short fiction ever published. Here are twenty-one stories chosen from her four collections—Castle Nowhere: Lake-Country Sketches (1875), Rodman the Keeper: Southern Sketches (1880), The Front Yard and Other Italian Stories (1895), and Dorothy and Other Italian Stories (1896)—as well as two uncollected...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

Crawford, Elisabeth Antoine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Equilibrio 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5945 CRA

Trinchieri, Camilla

Summary: "Set in the heart of Tuscan wine country, Camilla Trinchieri's new mystery introduces Nico Doyle, a former NYPD homicide detective who's just looking for space to grieve when he finds himself pulled into a local muder investigation. Mourning the loss of his wife, Rita, former NYPD homicide detective Nico Doyle moves to her hometown of Gravigna in the wine-soaked region of Chianti. Half-Italian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime, an imprint of Soho Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRI

Perez Marquez, Barbara

Summary: Twelve-year-old Paulina is delivering bread to her new friend Fabia's home when Mount Vesuvius begins erupting, but when Fabia's father leaves to help fellow Pompeii residents evacuate, the girls make their way through the city, helping others where they can. Includes facts about the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2023

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAR (GRAPHIC NOVELL)

Stuckey, Bobby

Summary: "An eye-opening exploration of a unique region of Italy that bridges the Alps and the Adriatic Sea, featuring eighty recipes and wine pairings from a master sommelier and James Beard Award-winning chef. Bordered by Austria, Slovenia, and the Adriatic Sea,the northeastern Italian region of Friuli Venezia Giulia is an area of immense cultural blending, geographical diversity, and idyllic beauty....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5945 STU

Lowe, Lindsey

Summary: "Italian food is popular all over the world. Readers are able to try making their own versions of famous Italian dishes--from savory sauces to delicious desserts--with the help of this unique guide to Italian cooking. Clear, concise steps break down each recipe into manageable components, and helpful tips and safety information are also included for readers at a variety of levels of culinary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 641.5945 LOW

Simon, Christine

Summary: Vacuum repairman and self-appointed mayor of Prometto, Italy (population 212) Signor Speranza has a problem: unless he can come up with 70,000 euros to fix the town's pipes, the water commission will shut off the water to the village and all its residents will be forced to disperse. So in a bid to boost tourism, and revenue, he spreads a harmless rumor that movie star Dante Rinaldi will be...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2022

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC SIM

Costantino, Rosetta.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5945 COS

Bocco, Federica

Summary: Lonely Planet's Naples, Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast is our most comprehensive guide that extensively covers all the region has to offer, with recommendations for both popular and lesser-known experiences. Savour an authentic Neapolitan pizza, walk through history at Pompeii and tour the stunning Amalfi Coast; all with your trusted travel companion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Global Limited 2023

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Levi, Lia

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Summary: "1938, Italy. Six-year-old Lia loves to build sandcastles at the beach and her biggest problem is her shyness and quiet, birdlike voice -- until prime minister Mussolini joins forces with Hitler in World War II, and everything changes. Now there are laws saying Jewish children can't go to school, Jews can't work, or go on vacation. It's difficult for Lia to understand why this is happening to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LEV

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB LEVI LEV

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED LEV

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED LEV

Yates, Brock

Summary: "Genius? Tyrant? Power broker? Enzo Ferrari is the impressively researched, fully detailed biography of one of the most powerful men of the twentieth century. Brock Yates penetrated Ferrari's inner circle and reveals everything, from his early days in the town of Modena to his bizarre relationship with his illegitimate son; from his fanatic passion for speed to his brilliant marketing of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2023

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Chevalier, Tracy

Summary: "It is 1486 and Venice is a wealthy, opulent center for trade. Orsola Rosso is the eldest daughter in a family of glassblowers in Murano, the island revered for the craft. As a woman, she is not meant to work with glass--but she has the hands for it, the heart, and a vision. When her father dies, she teaches herself to make beads in secret, and her work supports the Rosso family fortunes....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2024

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Chevalier, Tracy

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Summary: "In 1486, Orsola Rosso is the eldest daughter in a family of glassblowers in Murano, Italy. As a woman, she is not meant to blow glass--but when her father dies, she teaches herself to make beads in secret, and her work becomes the cornerstone of the Rosso family fortunes. Skipping like a stone through the centuries, we follow Orsola and her family as they live through creative triumph and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2024

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE

Jarrow, Gail

Summary: "Imagine microscopic worms living in the soil. They enter your body through your bare feet, travel to your intestines, and stay there for years sucking your blood like vampires. You feel exhausted. You get sick easily. It sounds like a nightmare, but that's what happened in the American South during the 1800s and early 1900s. Doctors never guessed that hookworms were making patients ill, but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 616.9 JAR

Summary: Best-selling author, culinary adventurer and self-proclaimed hedonist, Anthony Bourdain has carved out a distinct place as a gastronomic Indiana Jones. In this series, his journey introduces viewers to people and places far beyond the realm of food as he travels the world sampling local foods and culture. Paris: Take an unusual tour of the city of light and love as Tony ventures from a hardcore...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Communications 2007

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E-TV ANT

Migge, Thomas

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Summary: Bursting with gorgeous photographs and abundant travel information, this book is a showcase of 60 of Italy's off-the-beaten-path towns and villages--some of which are only a short drive from the more popular tourist spots. Ranging in size and brimming with charm, these destinations feature historic town centers, quaint stores, villages atop rocky cliffs, castles, and streets bustling with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schiffer 2023

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