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Seven Seasons in Siena: My Quixotic Quest for Acceptance Among Italy's Proudest People

Robert Rodi
Format
Book
Published
New York : Ballantine Books, c2011.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780345521057 (hardcover : acid-free paper), 0345521056 (hardcover : acid-free paper), 9780345521071 (ebook), 0345521072 (ebook)
Contents
  • Pt. 1. Summer 2003--Brucaioli
  • Caterpillers
  • pt. 2. Summer 2008--The four greens
  • Arrival
  • A painful extraction
  • Luigina for lunch
  • If you can't stand the heat
  • pt. 3. Summer 2009--The debutants
  • Out of pocket
  • A lot of chianti, a little rosé
  • Night owl
  • pt. 4. Autumn 2009--Close encounters
  • Summon the heroes
  • Make jubilation
  • History and legend
  • Museum peace
  • Deus ex machina
  • My way
  • Doubt
  • pt. 5. Winter 2010--Warming trends
  • "The Palio is dead"
  • Intestinal fortitude
  • Fish out of water
  • Rectified
  • pt. 6. Spring 2010--Winners/losers
  • Ashen
  • One day, two legends
  • An uphill climb
  • pt. 7. Summer 2010--Brucaiolo
  • A caterpillar
  • Epilogue
  • Postscript.
Description
260 p. ; 22 cm.
Technical Details
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