Dances with Luigi

Dances with Luigi

Author: Paul Paolicelli

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 0312283806

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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In this spirited memoir, veteran TV journalist Paul Paolicelli does what many of us can only dream of--he picks up and moves to a foreign country in an attempt to trace his ancestral roots. With the help of Luigi, his guide and companion, he travels through Italy--Rome, Gamberale, Matera, Miglionico, Alessandria, even Mussolini's hometown of Predappio--and discovers the tragic legacy of the Second World War that is still affecting the Old Country. He visits ancient castles and village churches, samples superb Italian cuisine, haggles at the open air market at Porta Portese, enjoys and Alessandria siesta, and frequents "coffee bars", where beggars discuss politics with affluent Italian locals. He finds lost-lost cousins during the day and performs with an amateur jazz group during the night. Along the way, he discovers deeply moving stories about his family's past and learns answers to question that have plagued him since childhood. More that just a spiritual account of one man's ancestral search, Dances With Luigi is also a stunning portrait of la bella Italia--both old and new--that is painted beautifully in all of its glamour, history, and contradiction.
Dances with Luigi
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Paul Paolicelli
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-11-06 - Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

In this spirited memoir, veteran TV journalist Paul Paolicelli does what many of us can only dream of--he picks up and moves to a foreign country in an attempt to trace his ancestral roots. With the help of Luigi, his guide and companion, he travels through Italy--Rome, Gamberale, Matera, Miglionico,
Dances with Luigi
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Paul Paolicelli
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-04-10 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux

In this spirited memoir, veteran TV journalist Paul Paolicelli does what many of us can only dream of--he picks up and moves to a foreign country in an attempt to trace his ancestral roots. With the help of Luigi, his guide and companion, he travels through Italy--Rome, Gamberale, Matera, Miglionico,
Romanian Folk Dances, Arr. Cello & Piano. Transcribed by Luigi Silva
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Bartok
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1960 - Publisher:

Books about Romanian Folk Dances, Arr. Cello & Piano. Transcribed by Luigi Silva
Luigi's Jazz Warm Up
Language: en
Pages: 181
Authors: Luigi, Luigi Kriegel, Lorraine Person Kriegel, Francis Roach
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Princeton Book Company Pub

For the beginning, intermediate or advanced student of any age, this complete body warm-up also provides an introduction to Luigi's lyrical jazz style and technique.
Under the Southern Sun
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Paul Paolicelli
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-22 - Publisher: Macmillan

Recently there has been a seemingly endless stream of books praising the glories of ancient and modern Rome, fretting over Venice's rising tides and moldering galleries, celebrating the Tuscan countryside, wines and cuisine. But there have been curiously few writings that deal directly with Italy as the country of origin