Irresistible North: From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers

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$19.00
Publisher
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780307390660

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About the Author

Andrea di Robilant was born in Italy and educated at Columbia University, where he specialized in international affairs. He is the author of two previous books, A Venetian Affair and Lucia: A Venetian Life in the Age of Napoleon. He currently lives in Rome with his wife and two sons.

Reviews
"Captivating. . . . Di Robilant cleverly weaves an original work of history and a travel book into one fascinating tale of mystery, adventure and intrigue."
--Providence Journal

"Di Robilant is a fine, solid researcher and a thoughtful, conscientious interpreter."
--The New York Times Book Review

"Di Robilant has a flair for the evocative detail. . . . His willingness to travel to places far off the beaten path enlivens his account, giving it forward momentum."
--Los Angeles Times

"While historians and cartographers will continue their challenges, readers will be intrigued and perhaps convinced by this very readable account."
--The Washington Times