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Bella Vita

Live and Love the Italian Way

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La Bella Vita: Live and Love the Italian Way by Aminda Leigh
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Carla Bruni. Giorgio Armani. Luciano Pavarotti. Giada De Laurentiis. Sophia Loren. The Leonardos (Da Vinci e DiCaprio).From fettucine to fashion and back again, nobody does La Bella Vita like the Italians. Whether preparing a meal or sculpting the David, singing an aria or seducing a lover, Italians take their time, and do it right--adagio! In this bellissimo primer, Romans Aminda Leigh and Pietro Pesce show you how to achieve that sensual perfection in everything you do, leading you on a smolderingly hot journey through each of the five senses:Sight (vista): Toss the shabby, shapeless clothes and dress up! Italians take meticulous care of their appearance and are always fashionable. Sound (udito): Act like an Italian and emphasize the positive whenever possible.Touch (tatto): Touch like all Italians do--double-kiss, hold hands, touch other people's arms, and gesticulate!Smell (olfatto): Take a ride on an Italian motorbike and pay attention to the scents of your environment--the sea air, a coffee shop, a flower garden ...Taste (gusto): Forget inhaling a heavy dinner--eat like Italians and savor a long, leisurely home-cooked meal!From fashion and film to food and language, this book is the crash course in Italian living every Italophile should indulge in, pronto!

Author Biography

Aminda Leigh has worked as a journalist for almost 20 years. She spent 12 of those years at the BBC in Britain, working in Local and National Radio and on TV. Pietro Pesce is a professional photographer who lives in Rome. The oldest son in a large Italian family, he was actually born in Washington DC where his father was stationed at the time; but he moved to Rome when he was not quite two years old.
Release date Australia
November 26th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Adams Media Corporation
Pages
224
Dimensions
140x159x17
ISBN-13
9781598699029
Product ID
3955570

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