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Bella figura: how to live, love, and eat the Italian way

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Alfred A. Knopf,
Pub. Date:
2018.
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English
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One woman's story of finding beauty, and herself--and a practical guide to living a better life, the Italian way! Kamin Mohammadi, a magazine editor in London, should have been on top of the world. But after heartbreak and loneliness, the stress of her "dream life" was ruining her physical and mental health. Gifted a ticket to freedom--a redundancy package and the offer of a friend's apartment in Florence--Kamin took a giant leap. It did not take her long to notice how differently her new Italian neighbors approached life: enjoying themselves, taking their time to eat and drink, taking their lives at a deliberately slower pace. Filled with wonderful characters--from the local bartender/barista who becomes her love adviser, to the plumbers who fix her heating and teach her to make pasta al pomodoro --here is a mantra for savoring the beauty and color of every day that Italians have followed for generations, a guide to the slow life for busy people, a story of finding love (and self-love) in unlikely places, and an evocative account of a year living an Italian life.
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subject_facet Biography, Cookbooks, Cooking, Italian, Gastronomy -- Italy, Italy -- Description and travel, Mohammadi, Kamin -- Friends and associates, Mohammadi, Kamin -- Travel -- Italy, Travel writers -- England -- Biography
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