On Persephone's Island: A Sicilian Journal (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Dec 8, 2010 - Travel - 352 pages
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An American woman residing in Sicily for the past twenty years portrays the Sicilian landscape and customs--both rural and urban--from the perspectives of both a "foreigner" and a resident.
  

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Review: On Persephone's Island: A Sicilian Journal

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

I bought this in anticipation of a recent trip to Sicily, but found it slow and outdated, and ended up putting it down and having no desire to ever pick it back up again. Read full review

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User Review  - Maureen - Goodreads

I have tried to read this more than once but found it slow going. I think it is more of a winter read so it's also going on 'I may go back to it' shelf. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Mary Taylor Simeti, an American writer who has kived in Silcily for almost forty years, is the author of "On Perephone's Island," "Pomp and Sustenanc"e, and "Bitter Almonds,"

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