Seven Seasons in Siena: My Quixotic Quest for Acceptance Among Tuscany's Proudest People

Seven Seasons in Siena: My Quixotic Quest for Acceptance Among Tuscany's Proudest People

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Siena seems at first glance a typical Italian city: within its venerable medieval walls the citizens sport designer clothes, wield digital phones, and prize their dazzling local cuisine. But unlike neighboring Florence, Siena is still deeply rooted in ancient traditions—chiefly the spectacular Palio, in which seventeen independent societies known as contrade vie for bragging rights in an annual bareback horse race around the central piazza.

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Publisher: Ballantine Books (June 21, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 2.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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