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My Italian Bulldozer

By: Alexander McCall Smith
Published: ©2016
Pages: 232
Total Copies: 15
Genre:  Fiction | Adventure & Travel | Love & Romance | Regional, Europe

Description: Paul Stuart, a renowned food writer, finds himself at loose ends after his longtime girlfriend leaves him for her personal trainer. To cheer him up, Paul’s editor, Gloria, encourages him to finish his latest cookbook on-site in Tuscany, hoping that a change of scenery will offer a cure for both heartache and writer’s block. But upon arrival, things don’t go quite as planned. A mishap with his rental-car reservation leaves him stranded until a newfound friend leads him to an intriguing alternative: a bulldozer. Paul accepts the offer, and as he slowly trundles into the idyllic hillside town of Montalcino, he discovers the bulldozer may be the least of the surprises that await him. What follows is a delightful romp through the lush sights and flavors of the Tuscan countryside, as Paul encounters a rich cast of characters, including a young American woman who awakens in him something unexpected.

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