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Author Signing: Rick Bailey, AMERICAN ENGLISH, ITALIAN CHOCOLATE

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Date:
July 22, 2017
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
free
Event Category:
Website:
www.horizonbooks.com

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Age
Adults

Venue

Horizon Books downtown Traverse City
243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Phone:
(231) 941-6584

AMERICAN ENLGISH, ITALIAN CHOCOLATE is a memoir in essays beginning in the American Midwest and ending in north central Italy. In sharply rendered vignettes, Rick Bailey reflects on donuts and ducks, horses and car crashes, outhouses and EKGs. He travels all night from Michigan to New Jersey to attend the funeral of a college friend. After a vertiginous climb, he staggers in clogs across the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. In a trattoria in the hills above the Adriatic, he ruminates on the history and glories of beans, from Pythagoras to Thoreau, from the Saginaw valley to the Province of Urbino.