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In Maremma

(2001)
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A delightfully warm and intimate portrait of life in a small rural town in Tuscany.

In Maremma recounts David Leavitt and Mark Mitchell's restoration of a dilapidated 1950's farmhouse in southern Tuscany and the process by which they became initiated into a part of Italian life that foreigners rarely see. The pleasures of the olive harvest and picking wild asparagus are juxtaposed with the vagaries of political corruption and self-perpetuating bureaucracy. Landscape and weather provide the stuff of reverie, as do the benefits of boredom and the longing for peanut butter. A celebration and exploration of a little-known part of Italy, In Maremma is also a fond if sometimes critical corrective to other more rapturous portrayals of Tuscany.



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Hardback Editions

March 2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: In Maremma: Life and a House in Southern Tuscany
Author(s): David Leavitt, Mark Mitchell
ISBN: 1-58243-061-6 / 978-1-58243-061-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Counterpoint
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Paperback Editions

November 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: In Maremma: Life and a House in Southern Tuscany
Author(s): David Leavitt, Mark Mitchell
ISBN: 1-58243-777-7 / 978-1-58243-777-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Counterpoint
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May 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: In Maremma: Life and a House in Southern Tuscany
Author(s): David Leavitt, Mark Mitchell
ISBN: 1-58243-211-2 / 978-1-58243-211-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Counterpoint
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Kindle Editions

November 2011 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: In Maremma: Life and a House in Southern Tuscany
Author(s): David Leavitt, Mark Mitchell
Publisher: Counterpoint
Availability: Amazon CA