Olga Vannucci




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Olga Vannucci

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Olga Vannucci was born in Italy, lived in Brazil, and came to the U.S. to attend college. She lives in rural New Jersey with her beloved son, George. She is working on her third book, Travels With Myself, which is turning out to be a book about getting past reliving your childhood, and starting instead to look to the future.

Average rating: 4.00 · 9 ratings · 7 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Travels with George:  A Mem...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Travels in Liguria:  A Jour...

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1185 Park Avenue by Anne Roiphe
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We are programmed to remake
Our own parents worst mistakes.
Some of us do reorient,
Though, and live on with true intent.
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The Secret Rooms by Catherine Bailey
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He destroyed the evidence
Of a shameful past
'Til deep in his residence
It was found at last.
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Man in Profile by Thomas Kunkel
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He did not actually
Write all that factually,
But he did usually
Try to write truthfully.
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On the Move by Oliver Sacks
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He loved the rationality
Of the periodic table
And the complex humanity
Of the differently able.
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Gratitude by Oliver Sacks
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He writes of mortality
With the same simplicity
He describes complexity.
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The Brothers Vonnegut by Ginger Strand
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One faced repeated rejection
Until he set himself free.
The other one practiced free science
Until he too left GE.
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About Women by Lisa Alther
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From generations
Of women who are strong,
On the conventions
We use to get along.
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H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
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H is for hawk,
An independent bird.
W for watch,
Knowing without words.
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Clementine by Sonia Purnell
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Historians love Winston but kept her unseen.
Behind the great man was the great Clementine.
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The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
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They came all the way from Japan,
All promised a nice and rich man.
The men they did marry
Were at best ordinary.
Their dreams ended, just when they began.
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