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The reluctant Tuscan

by Phil Doran

  • 174 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Gotham Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tuscany (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Doran, Phil -- Homes and haunts -- Italy -- Tuscany.,
    • Tuscany (Italy) -- Description and travel.,
    • Tuscany (Italy) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPhil Doran.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG734.23 D67 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 306 p. ;
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3307824M
      ISBN 10159240118X
      LC Control Number2004053926
      OCLC/WorldCa56517756

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        Tuscan Bread Salad or Panzanella Tuscan Tomato, Cucumber & Bread Salad. Right now I am into everything Tuscan, Italy because I just finished reading The Reluctant Tuscan (I will talk much more about this wonderful book in another post) and am now reading Frances Mayes’ Under The Tuscan Sun, another delightful book about an American buying a home in .   The Reluctant Tuscan by Phil Doran It's a story that's been told before: make a move to a foreign county, buy a house, wrangle with government red tape and workmen to make the house livable, meet quirky characters, write a book about the experience.


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After all, who wouldn't seize the chance to live in the celebrated Italian region famous for its vineyards, lush scenery, and charming villages. Well, Phil Doran, for one. Doran's reluctant Tuscan odyssey begins with a phone call from his. Readers of Doran's amusing memoir about relocating from Los Angeles to the tiny Tuscan town of Cambione must first suspend their disbelief that a person in his right mind would actively resist.

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He came home every night angry, burned- out, and exhausted. The Reluctant Tuscan is about the author’s transition from being a successful but overworked writer-producer in Hollywood to rediscovering himself and his wife while in Italy, and finding happiness in the last place he expected/5(5).

Characters in "The Reluctant Tuscan" have larger-than-life personalities and eccentricities. Their actions and reactions have provided Doran, the writer, the ample material that forms the basis of this book.

Those who enjoy light, amusing reading will find "The Reluctant Tuscan" to their liking/5(82). The Reluctant Tuscan is about the author’s transition from being a successful but overworked writer-producer in Hollywood to rediscovering himself and his wife while in Italy, and finding happiness in the last place he expected.4/5.

Rising From The Mist in the sun-blushed hills of Tuscany is Il Piccolo Rustico, a year-old stone farmhouse that Nancy Doran dreams of lovingly restoring into an idlyllic home.

All her husband Phil can see is a crumbling money pit that, as far. The Reluctant Tuscan Video I thought I would avoid the slush pile by sending out this video that described the book I was writing. The Reluctant Tuscan was published by Penguin in and.

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