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Ripe for the Picking By Annie Hawes

Ripe for the Picking by Annie Hawes

Condition - Very Good
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Summary

How irresistible is a man who first demonstrates his affection and esteem by inviting the author into his vineyard to help him mix up cow manure, which she spends the afternoon slapping onto an old pizza oven to improve its insulation, before driving her at terrifying speed to a Herbie Hancock concert?

Ripe for the Picking Summary

Ripe for the Picking by Annie Hawes

During the course of Annie Hawes' new book, local culinary superstar, Ciccio, gradually takes over as Annie's constant companion. How irresistible is a man who first demonstrates his affection and esteem by inviting her into his vineyard to help him mix up cow manure, which she spends the afternoon slapping onto an old pizza oven to improve its insulation, before driving her at terrifying speed to a Herbie Hancock concert? But even with Ciccio's help, the everyday life of Ligurian folk never seems to lose its surreal edge for Annie. How long does she have to stay at Diano San Pietro before it all becomes normal run-of-the-mill stuff and ceases to amaze her? Will she ever manage to go native?

About Annie Hawes

Annie Hawes, originally from Shepherd's Bush, has been based in Liguria for fifteen years.

Additional information

GOR000519270
9780141008905
0141008903
Ripe for the Picking by Annie Hawes
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2003-04-03
384
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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