Midnight In Sicily: On Art, Feed, History, Travel and la Cosa Nostra

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A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year

A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year

From the author of M and A Death in Brazil comes Midnight in Sicily.

South of mainland Italy lies the island of Sicily, home to an ancient culture that--with its stark landscapes, glorious coastlines, and extraordinary treasure troves of art and archeology--has seduced travelers for centuries. But at the heart of the island's rare beauty is a network of violence and corruption that reaches into every corner of Sicilian life: Cosa Nostra, the Mafia. Peter Robb lived in southern Italy for over fourteen years and recounts its sensuous pleasures, its literature, politics, art, and crimes.

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About the author

Peter Robb has divided his time among Brazil, southern Italy, and Australia for the last quarter century. He is the author of A Death in Brazil and M: The Man Who became Caravaggio, which was a New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year.

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Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Published on
Aug 5, 2014
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Pages
480
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ISBN
9781466861299
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Language
English
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Genres
Travel / Europe / Italy
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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