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Dances with Luigi a grandson"s determined quest to comprehend Italy and the Italians by Paul Paolicelli

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Published by Thomas Dunne Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Italy

Subjects:

  • Paolicelli, Paul -- Travel -- Italy.,
  • National characteristics, Italian.,
  • Italy -- Civilization -- 1945-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 302-304).

StatementPaul Paolicelli.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG442 .P28 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 304 p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL61824M
ISBN 100312251882
LC Control Number99098196

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