Naples Declared

Naples Declared

A Walk Around the Bay

Book - 2012
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It is a city of seemingly irreconcilable opposites, simultaneously glorious and ghastly. And it is Ben Taylor's remarkable ability to meld these contradictions into a whole that makes this the exciting and original book it is. He takes his stroll around the bay with the acute sensitivity of a lover, the good humor of a friend, and the wisdom of a seeker who has immersed himself in all aspects of this contrapuntal culture. His curiosity leads him to many byways, both real and metaphoric, and his passion for this ancient city and its people becomes, in his graceful prose and amusing anecdotes, irresistibly contagious.
Published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2012.
ISBN: 9780399159176
0399159177
Branch Call Number: 945.731 TAY
Characteristics: xxiii, 205 p. :,ill. (some col.), map ;,22 cm.

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sixthfloorlsw Jun 16, 2012

Benjamin Taylor's memoir of his travels in Naples

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