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Dear Olivia  -  An Italian Journey of Love and Courage, Contini, Mary
Author Name:    Contini, Mary

Title:   Dear Olivia - An Italian Journey of Love and Courage

Binding:   Hard Cover

Book Condition:   Fine

Jacket Condition:   Very Good

Edition:   First Edition

Size:   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher:   Edinburgh Canongate 2006

ISBN Number:   1841958441 / 9781841958446

Seller ID:   005350

A Fine unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which is not price clipped. In this fascinating follow up to the highly successful 'Dear Francesca', the author writes to her other daughter, Olivia, to tell the story of her grandparents, the humble Italian shepherds who emigrated to Edinburgh and helped transform Britain's food culture. A story of a family's journey from poverty in Southern italy to a new life in Scotland and a brilliant evocation of wartime experiences. Illustrated with contemporary photographs.

BIOGRAPHY, SCOTLAND, EDINBURGH, ITALIAN IMMIGRANTS, FOOD, WAR



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