American English, Italian Chocolate: Small Subjects of Great - download pdf or read online

By Rick Bailey

ISBN-10: 1496201191

ISBN-13: 9781496201195

American English, Italian Chocolate is a memoir in essays beginning within the American Midwest and finishing in north valuable Italy. In sharply rendered vignettes, Rick Bailey displays on donuts and geese, horses and automobile crashes, outhouses and EKGs. He travels all evening from Michigan to New Jersey to wait the funeral of a school pal. After a vertiginous climb, he staggers in clogs across the pinnacle of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. In a trattoria within the hills above the Adriatic, he ruminates at the heritage and glories of beans, from Pythagoras to Thoreau, from the Saginaw valley to the Province of Urbino. 

Bailey is a bumbling additional in a faculty construction of Richard III. he's a faculty professor wasting contact with a feminine scholar whose lifestyles is threatened by way of her husband. he's a father tasting samples of his daughter’s marriage ceremony cake. he's a son witnessing his getting older mom and dad’ decline. he's the husband of an Italian immigrant who takes him areas he by no means imagined vacationing, not to mention making his personal. now and then funny, from time to time bittersweet, Bailey’s final topic is starting to be and realizing, discovering the shock and the chic within the usual aspect of day-by-day life.

 

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