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    DescriptionElizabeth Spencer is captivated by Italy. Some of her most acclaimed work is set there. Collected in this volume are "The Light in the Piazza, " which is her signature piece, and six other Italian tales in which her American characters encounter and respond to the mysteries of Italian mores. Her plots are so alluring and enigmantic that the great Boccaccio would have been charmed by their delightful ironies and their sinister contrasts of dark and light. Elizabeth's Spencer's exceptional artisty has merited renown for her as one of America's best writers of short stories.


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    Title
    The Light in the Piazza and Other Italian Tales
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Elizabeth Spencer, Illustrated by Robert Phillips, Introduction by Professor Robert Phillips
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780878058372
    ISBN 10: 0878058370
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    DC21: 813.54
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    B&T General Subject: 500
    DC22: 813/.54
    BISAC V2.8: LCO010000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PS3537.P4454 L54 1996
    Thema V1.0: FB
    BIC E4L: GNR
    Publisher
    University Press of Mississippi
    Imprint name
    University Press of Mississippi
    Publication date
    01 March 1996
    Flap copy
    Seven fascinating tales in which Southerners surrender to the mesmerizing spell of Italy