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Seasons In Basilicata

Author : David Yeadon
ISBN : 9780061979927
Genre : Travel
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Award-winning travel writer and illustrator, David Yeadon embarks with his wife, Anne on an exploration of the "lost word" of Basilicata, in the arch of Italy's boot. What is intended as a brief sojourn turns into an intriguing residency in the ancient hill village of Aliano, where Carlo Levi, author of the world-renowned memoir Christ Stopped at Eboli, was imprisoned by Mussolini for anti-Fascist activities. As the Yeadons become immersed in Aliano's rich tapestry of people, traditions, and festivals, reveling in the rituals and rhythms of the grape and olive harvests, the culinary delights, and other peculiarities of place, they discover that much of the pagan strangeness that Carlo Levi and other notable authors revealed still lurks beneath the beguiling surface of Basilicata.

Crazy For Italian Food

Author : Joe Famularo
ISBN : 9781479790708
Genre : Cooking
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Joe Famularo takes us back to the sights, sounds and mostly delicious smells of life in an Italian- American household on New York's far west side during the middle of the twentieth century. And best of all, not only does he describe the remarkable food, at the end of each chapter he gives beautifully- worked- out and irresistible recipes for it. In the best of all worlds a person could sit at the table eating one of his glorious meals and reading about his family.

The Readers Advisory Guide To Nonfiction

Author : Neal Wyatt
ISBN : 0838909361
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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With a focus on eight catagories including memoir, sports, and true crime, a readers' advisory guide includes coverage of the major authors and works, popularity, and style.

National Geographic Guide To The World S Secret Places

Author : David Yeadon
ISBN : IND:30000102137829
Genre : Travel
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Here are island hideaways on the tropical beaches of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean and on the windswept North Atlantic shores of Harris, where Scottish crofters handweave their famous tweed. Visit mountain aeries from the Himalaya to the Pyrenees, secret realms from the harshly beautiful desertscapes of the Sahara to the lush rain forests of Costa Rica, or the winding alleys of a village tucked into the foothills of the Alps. Twenty-eight destinations in all, each place has its own unique flavor and appeal, yet shares a kind of privacy and authenticity all too rare in our hectic, modern world.

Materan Contradictions

Author : Anne Parmly Toxey
ISBN : 9781409412076
Genre : Architecture
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Illustrated with a detailed study of the ancient World Heritage city of Matera and its 'Sassi', this book analyses the contemporary effects of preservation on the city and surrounding province. More broadly, it examines the relationship between and interdependence of preservation and modernism within architectural thought. The work asserts that preservation is not a passive, curatorial pursuit, but is a powerful tool often used to control economies and influence societies.

Finding Marco

Author : Kenneth C. Cancellara
ISBN : 9780984235865
Genre : Fiction
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As a young boy, running through the mountain valleys of Italy, Mark Gentile dreams of success-the kind of success that happens in a boardroom, far away from the country life. So after graduating from law school, Mark quickly climbs the corporate and legal ladder, eventually becoming CEO of a leading auto manufacturer. But after butting heads with company leaders, Mark fears he has compromised his ethics. With his wife's blessing, Mark returns to Acerenza, his birthplace in southern Italy. While enjoying the leisurely pace of the new life he's found in his old home, however, Mark must make a decision: Should he abandon his roots for a second time and satisfy his innate hunger for the struggles and rewards of corporate life? Or should he embrace his native land and create a more balanced life for himself and his family?

I I E Primer Congreso Mundial De Citricultura 1973 Murcia Valencia 29 Abril 10 Mayo 1973

Author : Octavio Carpena Artés
ISBN : WISC:89030489645
Genre : Citrus fruits
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Lost Worlds

Author : David Yeadon
ISBN : 9780061976681
Genre : Travel
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The author of The Back of Beyond continues the chronicle of his odyssey into some of the farthest corners of the world, from the Mountains of the Moon in Zaire, to wilderness Tasmania, to the unknown regions of New Guinea.

Plant Inventory

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ISBN : MSU:31293017322045
Genre : Germplasm resources, Plant
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Book Review Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015066121404
Genre : Books
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Every 3rd issue is a quarterly cumulation.

Seasons On Harris

Author : David Yeadon
ISBN : 9780061979934
Genre : Travel
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The Outer Hebrides of Scotland epitomize the evocative beauty and remoteness of island life. The most dramatic of all the Hebrides is Harris, a tiny island formed from the oldest rocks on earth, a breathtaking landscape of soaring mountains, wild lunarlike moors, and vast Caribbean-hued beaches. This is where local crofters weave the legendary Harris Tweed—a hardy cloth reflecting the strength, durability, and integrity of the life there. In Seasons on Harris, David Yeadon, "one of our best travel writers" (The Bloomsbury Review), captures, through elegant words and line drawings, life on Harris—the people, their folkways and humor, and their centuries-old Norse and Celtic traditions of crofting and fishing. Here Gaelic is still spoken in its purest form, music and poetry ceilidh evenings flourish in the local pubs, and Sabbath Sundays are observed with Calvinistic strictness. Yeadon's book makes us care deeply about these proud islanders, their folklore, their history, their challenges, and the imperiled future of their traditional island life and beloved tweed.

Emerging Infectious Diseases

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ISBN : MINN:30000010747222
Genre : Communicable diseases
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Chicago Tribune Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015057945977
Genre : Chicago tribune
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Country Cooking Of Italy

Author : Colman Andrews
ISBN : 9781452123929
Genre : Cooking
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Following the success of their 2010 James Beard Foundation Best Cookbook of the Year, The Country Cooking of Ireland, Colman Andrews and Christopher Hirsheimer achieve the formidable feat of illuminating the world's most beloved cuisine in an entirely new light. Drawing on more than 40 years of experience traveling and eating in Italy, Andrews explores every region, from Piedmont to Puglia, and provides the fascinating origins of dishes both familiar and unexpected. This gloriously photographed keepsake depicts an ingredient-focused culture deeply rooted in rural traditions, in which even the most sophisticated dishes derive from more basic fare. With 230 sumptuous recipes highlighting the abundant flavors of the land, all set against the backdrop of Andrews' vivid storytelling and Hirsheimer's evocative images, this luxe book is sure to delight home chefs and lovers of Italian food alike.

The Encyclopaedia Britannica

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ISBN : PSU:000057448596
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Diplomatic And Consular Reports

Author : Great Britain. Foreign Office
ISBN : UIUC:30112086541270
Genre : Consular reports
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Neglected And Under Researched Parasitic Diseases Of Veterinary And Zoonotic Interest

Author : Annunziata Giangaspero
ISBN : 9782889711437
Genre : Medical
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Library Journal

Author : Melvil Dewey
ISBN : UOM:39015066122832
Genre : Libraries
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

Encyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or Universal Dictionary Of Knowledge On An Original Plan Comprising The Twofold Advantage Of A Philosophical And An Alphabetical Arrangement With Appropriate Engravings Edited By Edward Smedley Hugh James Rose Henry John Rose

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Plant Breeding Abstracts

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ISBN : UCR:31210013105109
Genre : Plant breeding
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