Palermo: An Uncommon Guide by Roberto AlajmoPalermo: An Uncommon Guide by Roberto Alajmo

Palermo: An Uncommon Guide

byRoberto Alajmo

Paperback | January 15, 2018

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Palermo’s heart lies hidden under its many outer layers. In this unusual guide to the beautiful Sicilian capital, Roberto Alajmo uncovers each stratum to reveal its true character. Although disguised as a tourist’s handbook, Palermo has much more to offer than ordinary recommendations for the intrepid traveler—it gives an insight into the city from a lifelong resident’s point of view, showcasing its hidden cultural and culinary jewels; portraying its people and their secrets; touching on its politics and contentious mafia involvement. Seeing Palermo with one’s own eyes is an ineffable experience, even for Alajmo; the essence of the city, its beauty, is the only aspect left to the reader to discover.
Roberto Alajmo is an award-winning writer and journalist. His books have been translated in many languages, including French, German, Spanish, and Swedish. He was born in Palermo, where he currently lives and works. Guido Waldman is a translator and editor. His many translations include Ludovico Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso and Alessandro...
Title:Palermo: An Uncommon GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.6 inPublished:January 15, 2018Publisher:Haus PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1909961493

ISBN - 13:9781909961494

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