Umbrian Twilight

Umbrian Twilight

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Soul seeking through memories of an island childhood, the author returns to her ancestral roots in Italy. An Umbrian village wraps its arms around this grieving mother as she rebuilds her soula€”an elderly Italian woman takes the author under her watcha€”her old Italian family farmhouse and farm become the bridge for the author and her ancestral history. The maternal warmth of neighbors and village mirror the familial ties of her past, nurturing soul reparations and internal peace. Olive harvests overlap memories of family gardens and Sunday gatherings. The farm and village unite not only the author, but her children and friends to the beauty of life.I remember the story Uncle Nick told us on many Sundaysa€” the trials of Aunt Lenaa#39;s attempting to learn to drive. This story was always told ... We had a manual transmission car, and Rinny was out for an afternoon practice drive. All was going well, ... Rinny, without a care in the world, looked at me and laughed. A gentlemananbsp;...

Title:Umbrian Twilight
Author: Giovanna Piccozzi
Publisher:AuthorHouse - 2013-04-15

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