That Fine Italian Hand

No Other People Over So Long A History Have Shown A Greater Knack For Survival Than The Italians In This Wryly Affectionate Book, Hofmann Reveals His Adopted Countrymen In All Their Glorious Paradoxes, Capturing Their National Essence As No Other Book Has Done Since Luigi Barzini S Classic, The Italians The National Art Of Arrangement Dodging Taxes, Double Dealing, Working Only As Hard As One Must Is Counteracted By Italian Inventive Genius, Gusto For Life, Fierce Individuality, Deep Family Bonds As Well As Animosities , And A Marvelously Hedonistic SophisticationThat Fine Italian Hand

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  • Paperback
  • 264 pages
  • That Fine Italian Hand
  • Paul Hofmann
  • English
  • 03 October 2017
  • 0805017291

10 thoughts on “That Fine Italian Hand

  1. says:

    Paul Hofmann takes on Italy and Italians in this close look at all the quirky elements of Italian families, Mafia, food, espresso, and red tape.

  2. says:

    very disappointing book anticipating that it was as billed, and would walk through the cultural and social phenom of the italians in all their glorious paradoxes, it is a series of random and inartful descriptions based on the authors encounters in post WWII Italy his chapter all in the family instead of examining the strong family ethic of the italian culture is largely centered on notorious affairs of the aristocracy, sexual assault, and a brief nod to a couple of well known f...

  3. says:

    Western handwriting as taught to first graders today developed from early 14th C Florentine cursive , says author Paul Hofmann, an Italy lover This book and Luigi Barzini s are a couple valentines to Italy and Italians As such qu...

  4. says:

    While I do feel that I learned about the Country and people of Italy, having read this book 24 years after it was written its very outdated As others mentioned, it doesn t portray Italians in a great light but we all have our problems don t we I m also c...

  5. says:

    The book is dated however, it is interesting to learn about many cultural elements of Italy, especially if you are Italian After reading this book, I do not know how Italy exists with any success.

  6. says:

    Read in 2003 before our trip to Italy.

  7. says:

    excellent insight into Italian culture

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