An Italian Education by Tim Parks
The Further Adventures of an Expatriate in Verona

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After living in Italy for ten years and having married into an Italian family, novelist Tim Parks describes his experiences of the country and its people. How does an Italian become Italian? Focusing on his own children, Parks builds a picture of contemporary family life.
 

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Tim Parks teaches English at the University of Verona.
 
Published June 1, 1995 by Grove Pr. 338 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Education & Reference, Travel, Political & Social Sciences, Action & Adventure. Non-fiction

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A witty, cynical, and ultimately charming account by an English expatriate married to a native and trying to raise his children in Italy.

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A 10-year resident, with his Italian-born wife, of a village close to Verona, British-born novelist Parks ( Family Planning ) here celebrates the endearing and exasperating traits of his adoptive home and the ``magical duplicity'' of its people.

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A 10-year resident of a village close to Verona, British-born novelist Parks here celebrates the endearing and exasperating traits of his adoptive home and the ``magical duplicity'' of its people.

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In Italian Neighbors, British-born Parks gave a wry portrait of his adopted Italy, where he lives with his native-born wife Rita in a village outside Verona.

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