Coins In The Fountain: A Midlife Escape To Rome
With middle age looming, Judith Works decided it was time for a change.But after graduating from law school at the age of forty-seven,she still faced the question "What now?" Casual conversations about far-off travels with husband Glenn became a reality with the offer of a dream job at the United Nations in Rome, Italy.Coins in the Fountain brings to life the challenges of acclimating to the beaut...
Paperback: 228 pages
Publisher: Gemelli Press, LLC (July 18, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 775772
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“Thoroughly enjoyable read! The unusually fresh and sharp detail together with the fast-paced story and historical background to everyday sights and experiences is a complete delight. References to and quotations from poets and philosophers add an und...”
ful and chaotic ancient city of Rome. Works shares her struggles of learning the arcane rules and folkways of the UN while Glenn begins his valiant effort to cook Italian-style, as they both endeavor to embrace la dolce vita. With an extraordinary count and countess for friends, dogs in the doctor's office, snakes and unexploded bombs on the golf course,along with a sinking sailboat, the unexpected was always just around the corner.Through wit, wry humor, and enticing descriptions offood and travel adventures, Works takes you on a journey into the heart of what it is truly like to live in the Eternal City. According to Romanlore, if you toss a coin over your shoulder into the famous Trevi Fountain, the gods will grant you a return trip. When it was time for them to leave, Works made that hopeful toss of a coin and her wish was granted.
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