The Ghosts of Italy : a Memoir (eBook, 2016) [Macalester College]
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The Ghosts of Italy : a Memoir

The Ghosts of Italy : a Memoir

Author: Angela Paolantonio
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : CreateSpace Amazon, 2016.
Series: BiblioLabs, LLC.; Books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 celebrated 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Paolantonio
ISBN: 1537410911 9781537410913
OCLC Number: 1052119784
Description: 1 online resource (295 pages)
Series Title: BiblioLabs, LLC.; Books.
Responsibility: Angela Paolantonio.

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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 celebrated 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 meant." Angela Paolantonio's archetypal journey to the village of the ghosts of her ancestors is a unique yet universal woman's story. She ventures 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.
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“The mingling of a journey to find ancestral roots with a rustic love story, plenty of local color, and excellent descriptions of Italian...
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