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In Sicily.

Elio Vittorini

In Sicily.

by Elio Vittorini

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Published by New Directions in [New York] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of Conversazione in Sicilia.

StatementTranslated by Wilfrid David. Introd. by Ernest Hemingway.
The Physical Object
Pagination163 p.
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13533555M
LC Control Number49011885
OCLC/WorldCa2416225

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To say that Sicily isn’t Italy is trite but true – only 3km of water separate the island of Sicily from the Italian mainland, but the historical and cultural gulf is far wider, and locals see themselves as Sicilians first and Italians second. Strategically located at the heart of the Mediterranean, the island’s history is distinct from that of peninsular Italy, and some of the western. Golf in Sicily is a special treat as you will almost have great views across the Mediterranean Sea or to the mainland of Italy. If you desire a golf course in Sicily designed by a famous designer, golf in Sicily provides a nice variety to choose from. Read more There are 4 golf clubs in Sicily/10(4).

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