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A Footpath in Umbria: Learning, Loving and Laughing in Italy by [Solak, Nancy Yuktonis]

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A Footpath in Umbria: Learning, Loving and Laughing in Italy Kindle Edition


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Being a homebody, Nancy never would have spent a year in Italy had it not been for her husband’s wanderlust.

The couple didn’t go there to buy or restore a house or to heal a trauma from the past. As ordinary boomers, they simply wanted to experience “The Dream” – to live in Italy. They settled down in traditional Umbria, just east of Tuscany.

Constrained by a strict budget, their experience took on challenges as diverse as getting accustomed to the vagaries of Italian appliances to gathering their own wood. Transportation was by train, bus, bicycle or footpath.

What neither of them knew when they began was how the adventure would challenge their habits, upbringing, and outlook on life. Most surprising of all was how the experience would challenge their relationship to each other.

A Footpath in Umbria is a celebration of the joys and revelations to be found by changing venues, whether it’s living in another country or simply venturing cross town.

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Nancy Yuktonis Solak is an award-winning writer and editor. She and her husband, Rich, live in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. They have two grown children.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3369 KB
  • Print Length: 190 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace; 2 edition (19 August 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00408A6QG
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3.0 out of 5 starsA story about a woman's "struggle with anxiety and depression" in Italy.
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