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Italianissimo: The Quintessential Guide to What Italians Do Best

3.92  ·  Rating Details ·  79 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
What is it about Italy that inspires passion, fascination, and utter devotion? This quirky guide to the Italian way of life, with its fifty witty mini-essays on iconic Italian subjects, will answer that question as well as entertain and delight both real and armchair travelers. Topics range from expressive hand gestures to patron saints, pasta, parmesan, shoes, opera, the ...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published September 2nd 2008 by Little Bookroom
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Jesse
Feb 28, 2009 Jesse rated it really liked it
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Italy is sexy. Louise Fili is sexy. Bodoni and pasta are sexy. I felt sexy reading this book.
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Jun 15, 2010 Mary Lynn rated it it was amazing
Adorable! Like candy.
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This is a sweet little "coffee table" book. It reminds and acquaints the reader with all things Italian and is perfect to whet one's appetite for a trip to Italy. Beautifully illustrated and arranged.
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It was an easy and fun read. I kept it around the house and when I had some downtime would pick it up and learn something new about my culture.
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May 12, 2017 Doug Costle rated it really liked it
Funny, interesting, light, informative. This book of short essays is lively, conveniently readable and will be useful for my summer trip to Italy this year.
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Charming and cute.
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Fun little novelty book about what we get from Italy, ranging from gelato to ex voto.
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