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Title:The Wisdom of Tuscany : Simplicity, Security, and the Good Life
Price:AUD$9.95 (about USD$7.60)
Item ID:P002-0002650
Publisher:W.W. Norton & Company Ltd, London, United Kingdom, 2009
Binding:Soft cover
W.W. Norton & Company Ltd, 2009, Soft cover, Book Condition: Fine, 1st

2nd Printing. 272 pages. This book is in very good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is in strong condition. The front cover has some very minor bumps and marks indicating previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Items are in stock and will be shipped same day or next business day directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: With our world so storm-tossed and rudderless, this might just be the book for our times. Sun-drenched Tuscany is synonymous with the ideal life. But it didn't happen by chance. Since the Etruscans, the Tuscans have treated their breathtaking countryside with sagacious respect and, in hamlets and hill towns, have built a culture of simplicity, beauty, neighborliness, good food, and a love of daily life. Ferenc Máté, a Tuscan resident for twenty years, explores this idyllic existence. He finds Tuscans brimming with creative practicality, down-home humor, and relentless optimism. Blended with their passion for work and independence, they have achieved a haven of economic stability, physical and emotional security, and a fortifying sense of belonging. From their organic gardens to their mouthwatering cuisine, from high-quality, craftsmen-made products and family-run businesses to the joys centered in human contact, Tuscans live a healthy, emotionally rich life. Máté engaging, funny, and insightful show us how to live like Tuscans. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Italy; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780920256688. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0002650.
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