[PDF/EPUB] (The Ghosts of Italy)


  • Paperback
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  • The Ghosts of Italy
  • Angela Paolantonio
  • English
  • 09 June 2020
  • 9781537410913

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DOWNLOAD ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¾ Angela Paolantonio READ The Ghosts of Italy 100 Angela Paolantonio ¾ 0 READ Entures across the threshold of a lost world reclaims it and falls deeply in love along the way – with the town and its residents the landscape and the Handsome Man from Macchiursi She follows the clues to rediscover her spirit and the spirit of her grandmother and namesake whose memory had been lost to her locked inside her father's heart. I anxiously awaited the publication of this book since reading an article in the New York Times about Angela Paolantonio s move back to Calitri her ancestral town in Italy As someone who also lives with the fantasy of an Italian life I was curious to know how this story turns out I lived vicariously as I uickly read each chapter and as I got further in I slowed down to save the remaining pages I didn t want to leave Paolantonio s world of her ancestors ghosts and the present day life in this tiny mountain town punctuated with food rituals and festivals Since this takes place in Italy of course there are obstacles to her buying the house and fortunately also a love story I especially love the author s own photos that illustrate the book and would like to see of them I can t wait to read her next book

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The Ghosts of Italy

DOWNLOAD ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¾ Angela Paolantonio READ The Ghosts of Italy 100 Angela Paolantonio ¾ 0 READ 'A warm summer breeze lifts pale blue sheets and a host of marshmallow clouds float over my balcony' The Ghosts of Italy is Angela Paolantonio's memoir of how she first discovers and then returns to live in the remote mountain village in Southern Italy where her grandparents were born She sets out late one November just after having celebrat. Update The Ghosts of Italy is now a available as a Kindle download Its either 999 to own or a free Kindle unlimited Its a wonderful storyAngela Paolantonio s wrote a rare treasure Angela is a rare treasure It s impossible to read her memoir and not be moved by this woman bright curious and passionate Angela Paolantonio is a photographer writer curator and consultant for arts and photography exhibits books and events both in Italy and the United StatesThis memoir takes us on an unforgettable journey to a uiet village in Southern Italy the town of Calitri Scene after vivid scene Angela s uest to trace her heritage the town where her grandparents were born is one that shattered her American mindas she never really expected to find anybody living in the village who knew her or her family All she really knew before taking the journey was that the last person to make the journey was her grandfather Nicola sometime in the 1950s A single woman traveling alone to an area that is not a tourist area was fascinating in itself When she first arrived everyone she met took charge of her of the lovely single American placing strong coffee in front of her with homemade biscotti flavored with anisette Angela did her best to attempt conversation in petrified Italian which wasn t particularly understood well Angela had heard stories about her grandfather growing up and she was definitely her father s daughter but nobody in the family talked very much about her grandmother She had only seen one photo of her that she found in a messy junk drawer But seriously like the title of this book The Ghosts of Italy it didn t take long until two complete strangers came in with information about her grandmother with photos Information and mystery about grandmother Angela Marie was just beginning to unravel So Journey was ordered for me then It was up to me to stumble upon Angela Marie the unbeloved at the age of forty while I still have the chance to break the spell I really hadn t known what I was looking for until I got here Italian fairy dust was pulling me in Pieces of the puzzle about Angela s ancestors begin to fit together She meets and becomes friends with the town residents all the while we are getting a lovely experience of being with her Angela s writing is so beautiful that there were times I was really envious Some of the most simple scene descriptions are ones that made me want to grab my new passport and fly over to Italy myself And this is a little of what I too would like to enjoy with the Italian community wonderful people that we meet in this book I follow zio Giovanni out to the balcony The morning sky of this late November day what is bright crisp and clear as we sat in the silence of our culture gap taking in the countryside As far as the eye could see rolling wheat fields grazed the horizon with the ancient hilltown of Calitri in the near distance And not a sound could be heard Angela now lives in Calitri Italy on via Fontana in the house where her grandmother was born This story is so beautiful andAngela Thank You soooo much for mailing your book from Italyand from me to you I m deeply sad and sorry about Franco Angela The first year I was married my husband s mother grandmother and favorite aunt all took one last trip to Italy Grandma was in her 80 s She had her two adult daughters with her They stayed 6 weeks One month of those 6 weeks they stayed with Italian cousins they had never met from Great great Grandma Brignolo Paul and Iive in his great great grandmother s Brignolo s house She had just moved into a residential home before we bought her house Our basement is where she use to make her famous family raviolis She lived in this house with her cousin two old farts with Uncle Louie Uncle Louie was a 95 year old character We have a pine tree planted in honor of his death planted 35 years ago that was the size of me back then and is now SO HUGE it costs us a mighty bill once every other year for professional trimming Uncle Louie gave us his words of wisdom to Paul and I when we got engaged to marry almost 40 years ago He said you kids be good for 90 years after that you can afford to mess around a bit My aunt an avid reader is going to cherish this book I ABSOLUTELY LOVED YOUR MEMOIR and kinda love YOU Thank you Highly recommended to anyone who wants to read a compelling elegant true story filled with marvelous history and characters

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DOWNLOAD ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¾ Angela Paolantonio READ The Ghosts of Italy 100 Angela Paolantonio ¾ 0 READ Ed Thanksgiving alone on a rooftop in Rome the spirit of her ancestors guiding her in I really didn't know I was searching for anything till I got here she says Then I realized what I was missing and what it meantAngela Paolantonio's archetypal journey to the village of the ghosts of her ancestors is a uniue yet universal woman's story She v. This book is for anyone who loves travel for anyone who loves Family History for anyone who loves Italy romance and so much I have been to those small hill towns of Southern Italy and Angela captures it perfectly She takes you on her personal journey back to the roots of her ancestors Finding romance along the way You can almost feel the warm summer breeze and hear the church bells ringing She takes you there with her and you will be totally engrossed in the experience I recommend this book highly


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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Ghosts of Italy) FREE READ The Ghosts of Italy Update The Ghosts of Italy is now a available as a Kindle download Its either 999 to own or a free Kindle unlimited Its a wonderful storyAngela Paolantonio's wrote a rare treasure 'Angela' is a rare treasure It's impossib

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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Ghosts of Italy) In reading this book I have the advantage of 1 Living in Italy myself and 2 Having once visited Calitri on a whim having no idea what it was like We did have a chance meeting with Angela on that visit When I heard she had written a book I was very intrigued and wanted to read it I purchased a copy here in Italy I thoroughly enjoyed this boo

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    FREE READ The Ghosts of Italy [PDF/EPUB] (The Ghosts of Italy) Angela Paolantonio ¾ 0 READ Upon reading Ghosts of Italy I was inspired captivated and enthralled I felt as though I was making Angela's journey along side of her If only a little of her girl power could rub off on me Her mastery of story telling is charming with interjections of the Italian language coloring the vivid scenes she paints in your min

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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Ghosts of Italy) This book is for anyone who loves travel; for anyone who loves Family History; for anyone who loves Italy romance and so much I have been to those small hill towns of Southern Italy and Angela captures it perfectly She takes you on her personal journey back to the roots of her ancestors Finding romance along the way You can almost feel the warm summer breeze and hear the church bells ringing She takes you there with her

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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Ghosts of Italy) I anxiously awaited the publication of this book since reading an article in the New York Times about Angela Pao

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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Ghosts of Italy) LOVED The Ghosts of Italy Angela does a great job of sharing her own story including the adventures of discovering her family roots as well as the challenges of doing so when one’s residence is across the ocean Speaking of family you will notice many profound values and expressions of love that are uiet and yet fierce Her writing and descriptions of countrysides towns tastes and colors made me feel like I was right there with her experi

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    [PDF/EPUB] (The Ghosts of Italy) FREE READ The Ghosts of Italy This is a lovely memoir that takes you into the heart of Italian living Having Italian in laws I am interested in all things Italian and was eager to get my hands on this book It doesn't disappoint Thank you Angela for sharing your story about life in Italy your personal experiences and your family history

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