Four Seasons in Rome
  • Author : Anthony Doerr
  • Release Date : 10 June 2008
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN 13 : 9781416573166
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Book Description: Documents the award-winning writer's experiences of living, working, and raising twin sons in Rome during the year following his receipt of a prestigious Rome Prize stipend, a period during which he attended the vigil of the dying John Paul II, brought his children on a snowy visit to the Pantheon, and befriended numerous locals. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Four Seasons in Rome

Four Seasons in Rome

Author : Anthony Doerr
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Documents the award-winning writer's experiences of living, working, and raising twin sons in Rome during the year following his receipt of a prestigious Rome Prize stipend, a period during which he attended the vigil of the dying John Paul II, brought his children on a snowy visit to the Pantheon, ...

Four Seasons in Rome

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