Straddling the Borders
The Year I Grew up in ItalyBook - 1999
Jo, an Italian-American woman, moves to Italy to connect, on a spiritual level, with her nonno, the grandfather she never knew, along the way, she experiences an Italy that romps inside and outside the guidebook descriptions of the land -- an Italy that forces her beyond the lines of her well-ordered life. Italy's boot kicks with humour, fear, loneliness, love, and unparalleled friendship, until Jo finally learns not to kick back.
Publisher: Boston : Branden Pub. Co., c1999
Characteristics: 221 p. ; 23 cm