An Italian Education by Tim Parks

An Italian Education by Tim Parks

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How does an Italian become Italian? Or an Englishman English, for that matter? Are foreigners born, or made? The author focuses on his own young children in the small village near Verona where he lives, building a picture of the contemporary Italian family at school, at home, at work, and at play.

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How does an Italian become Italian? Or an Englishman English, for that matter? Are foreigners born, or made? In An Italian Education Tim Parks focuses on his own young children in the small village near Verona where he lives, building a fascinating picture of the contemporary Italian family at school, at home, at work and at play. The result is a delight: at once a family book and a travel book, not quite enamoured with either children or Italy, but always affectionate, always amused and always amusing.

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SKU GOR001229810
Title An Italian Education
Author By (author) Tim Parks
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 400
ISBN 10 0099286963
ISBN 13 9780099286967
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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How does an Italian become Italian? Or an Englishman English, for that matter? Are foreigners born, or made? In An Italian Education Tim Parks focuses on his own young children in the small village near Verona where he lives, building a fascinating picture of the contemporary Italian family at school, at home, at work and at play. The result is a delight: at once a family book and a travel book, not quite enamoured with either children or Italy, but always affectionate, always amused and always amusing.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001229810
Title An Italian Education
Author By (author) Tim Parks
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 400
ISBN 10 0099286963
ISBN 13 9780099286967
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No