When in Florence

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Doubleday, 1986 - Fiction - 200 pages
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On an April afternoon in Via della Spada in Florence, Italy, an old man collapses. As he breathes his last, a crowd gathers, and Guido Iannotti's spirit soars forth on its comic, cosmic journey. When in Florence is a richly varied series of fifteen interwoven stories, in which a minor character in one story becomes the major character in another.

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These unusual and sometimes uncanny stories do a remarkable job of capturing the complex reality of modern Florence. We meet not only the rich American tourists and amateurs of art who flock to the ... Read full review

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This is a highly under-rated collection of short stories. Read full review

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Richard Cortez Day's acclaimed novel, When in Florence, published in 1986, is still in print. His stories have appeared in numerous publications, including Kenyon Review, Redbook, and West Coast Review. Day was Raymond Carver's teacher at Humboldt State University.

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