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The Road to San Giovanni

(1990)
A novel by

 
This is a series of five autobiographical essays by the Italian writer, Italo Calvino. The first, "The Road to San Giovanni", revolves around his father and the house and town where he grew up; the second explores his childhood experience of film, notably the figure of Clark Gable; the third, his experience of war as a member of the Italian Resistance, fighting the fascists; the fourth, houses - particularly the role of the kitchen in domestic life; and the fifth, "From the Opaque", is a series of philosophical thoughts about "the shape of the world". Calvino's other works include "Invisible Cities", "If On a Winter's Night A Traveller", "Marcovaldo", "Mr Palomar", "Under the Jaguar Sun" and "Six Memos for the Next Millenium".

 
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Hardback Editions

June 1995 : USA Hardback
Title: The Road to San Giovanni
Author(s): Italo Calvino
ISBN: 0-8446-6873-7 / 978-0-8446-6873-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Peter Smith Pub Inc
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November 1993 : UK Hardback
Title: The Road to San Giovanni
Author(s): Italo Calvino
ISBN: 0-224-03731-5 / 978-0-224-03731-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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August 1993 : USA Hardback
Title: The Road to San Giovanni
Author(s): Italo Calvino
ISBN: 0-679-41523-8 / 978-0-679-41523-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon Books
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Paperback Editions

December 2014 : USA Paperback
Title: The Road to San Giovanni
Author(s): Italo Calvino
ISBN: 0-544-14652-2 / 978-0-544-14652-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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May 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: The Road to San Giovanni (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Italo Calvino
ISBN: 0-14-118971-1 / 978-0-14-118971-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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December 1995 : USA Paperback
Title: The Road To San Giovanni
Author(s): unknown
ISBN: 0-394-28139-X / 978-0-394-28139-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Canada
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November 1994 : USA Paperback
Title: The Road to San Giovanni
Author(s): Italo Calvino
ISBN: 0-679-74348-0 / 978-0-679-74348-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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Kindle Editions

December 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Road to San Giovanni
Author(s): Italo Calvino
Publisher: Mariner Books
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April 2013 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Road to San Giovanni (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Italo Calvino
Publisher: Penguin
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