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Dark Heart of Italy An Incisive Portrait of Europe's Most Beautiful, Most Disconcerting Country

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ISBN-10: 0865477248

ISBN-13: 9780865477247

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tobias Jones

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In 1999 Tobias Jones immigrated to Italy, expecting to discover the pastoral bliss described by centuries of foreign visitors. Instead, he found a very different country: one besieged by unfathomable terrorism and deep-seated paranoia. "The Dark Heart of Italy is Jones's account of his four-year voyage across the Italian peninsula. Jones writes not just about Italy's art, climate, and cuisine but also about the much livelier and stranger sides of the Bel Paese: the language, soccer, Catholicism, cinema, television, and terrorism. Why, he wonders, does the parliament need a "slaughter commission"? Why do bombs still explode every time politics start getting serious? Why does everyone urge…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 6/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.76" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

"Parole, Parole, Parole"
"The Mother of All Slaughters"
Penalties and Impunity
The Sofri Case
The Means of Seduction
Pietra and Parola
"Fewer Taxes for Everyone"
Penisola Felice