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Luigi Barzini
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Memories of Mistresses: Reflections from a Life

3.60  ·  Rating Details  ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 311 pages
Published January 20th 1987 by Collier Books
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Aug 23, 2013 David rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone interested in Fascist Italy
Recommended to David by: WSJ Five Best article
Choose to read this for the section about Curzio Malaparte. Dipped into a couple of other chapters (articles, really), including the one on Mussolini. Would be quite interesting, but have others I'd rather read at the moment.
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Feb 18, 2011 Karen B rated it really liked it
Illuminating look at the myth and reality of the "Italian" personality, "Public lies, private truths"based on region, history and class.
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Luigi Barzini was an Italian journalist, writer and politician most famous for his 1964 book The Italians, delving deeply into the Italian national character and introducing many Anglo-Saxon readers to Italian life and culture.

Son of Luigi Barzini (1874-1947)
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