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By Rick Bailey

ISBN-10: 1496201191

ISBN-13: 9781496201195

American English, Italian Chocolate is a memoir in essays beginning within the American Midwest and finishing in north crucial Italy. In sharply rendered vignettes, Rick Bailey displays on donuts and geese, horses and automobile crashes, outhouses and EKGs. He travels all evening from Michigan to New Jersey to wait the funeral of a school good friend. After a vertiginous climb, he staggers in clogs across the pinnacle of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. In a trattoria within the hills above the Adriatic, he ruminates at the background and glories of beans, from Pythagoras to Thoreau, from the Saginaw valley to the Province of Urbino. 

Bailey is a bumbling additional in a school creation of Richard III. he's a faculty professor wasting contact with a feminine pupil whose existence is threatened through her husband. he's a father tasting samples of his daughter’s marriage ceremony cake. he's a son witnessing his getting older mom and dad’ decline. he's the husband of an Italian immigrant who takes him locations he by no means imagined vacationing, not to mention making his personal. now and then funny, from time to time bittersweet, Bailey’s final topic is transforming into and understanding, discovering the shock and the elegant within the usual element of day-by-day life.

 

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