The Stone Boudoir

The Stone Boudoir

Travels Through the Hidden Villages of Sicily

eBook - 2003
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In this sparkling book, Theresa Maggio takes us on a journey in search of Sicily's most remote and least explored mountain towns. Using her grandparents' ancestral village of Santa Margherita Belice as her base camp, she pores over old maps to plot her adventure, selecting as her targets the smallest dots with the most appealing names. Whether she's writing about the unique pleasures of Sicilian street food, the damage wrought by molten lava, the ancient traditions of Sicilian bagpipers, or the religious processions that consume entire villages for days on end, Maggio succeeds in transporting readers to a wholly unfamiliar world, where almonds flower in February and the water tastes of stone. A beautifully wrought meditation on time and place, The Stone Boudoir will be cherished by all who love fine travel writing.
Publisher: [United States] : Counterpoint : Made available through hoopla, 2003
ISBN: 9781619020269
1619020262
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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