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La Bella Lingua

My Love Affair with Italian, the World's Most Enchanting Language

La Bella Lingua( )
Author: Hales, Dianne
Publication Date:May 2010
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

In the tradition of UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN, the story of how one woman fell truly, madly deeply in love with Italy through the most seductive language on earth.

'Pronto! (Ready!), Italians say when they answer the telephone. And ready they are - to talk, laugh, curse, debate, woo, sing, lament. their native tongue conveys a sense of something coming alive ...' For anyone who has ever travelled to Italy or simply dreams of going there one day, the fantasy of living la dolce vita is...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Foreign Language Study / Italian
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Sociolinguistics
Travel / Europe / Italy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.7 x 20.9 x 2.3 cm
Book Weight:0.336 Kilograms
Author Biography
Hales, Dianne (Author)
Dianne Hales is one of the country's most widely published authors of books & articles on health subjects. Her husband, Robert E. Hales, M.D., is a nationally renowned psychiatrist. He is professor & chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, & the author of more than 125 scientific publications. Together, they are also the co-authors of the definitive, award-winning reference work "Caring for the Mind: The Comprehensive Guide to Mental Health."


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