The Resource Infinite summer, Edoardo Nesi ; translated from the Italian by Alice Kilgarriff

Infinite summer, Edoardo Nesi ; translated from the Italian by Alice Kilgarriff

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Infinite summer
Title
Infinite summer
Statement of responsibility
Edoardo Nesi ; translated from the Italian by Alice Kilgarriff
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  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
  • "A novel set in Tuscany during the magical years when thousands of businesses blossomed, manufacturing objects for everyday life as well-made and beautiful as the Renaissance art that inspired them. Infinite Summer brings the reader back to Italy in the 1970s, a time when growth and full employment propelled smart and industrious young men to create companies devoted to design, architecture, automobiles, and more. Three men share a dream of building a textile factory from scratch. Ivo Barrocciai, the enthusiastic son of a textile artisan, embarks on an elaborate project: to build a luxurious factory that will be "the envy of the Milanese." He recruits Cesare Vezzosi, a small building contractor, and Pasquale Citarella, a hardworking foreman from the south. Their relationships with each other and with their wives, their secret passions, their ambitions, and the compromises they have to make create a comical, moving fresco. It is at once a family saga and a love story -- not only about people, but also about a reborn, ambitious, and courageous nation that revolutionized taste and fashion, a nation proud and thrilled with its new place in the world. Nesi shows us Italy at its best: the Italy with which we fell in love"--
  • "Infinite Summer brings the reader back to Italy in the 1970s, a time when growth and full employment propelled smart and industrious young men to create companies devoted to design, architecture, automobiles, and more. Three men share a dream of building a textile factory from scratch. Ivo Barrocciai, the enthusiastic son of a textile artisan, embarks on an elaborate project: to build a luxurious factory that will be "the envy of the Milanese." He recruits Cesare Vezzosi, a small building contractor, and Pasquale Citarella, a hardworking foreman from the south. Their relationships with each other and with their wives, their secret passions, their ambitions, and the compromises they have to make create a comical, moving fresco. It is at once a family saga and a love story -- not only about people, but also about a reborn, ambitious, and courageous nation that revolutionized taste and fashion, a nation proud and thrilled with its new place in the world."--
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1964-
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Nesi, Edoardo
Dewey number
853/.914
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Italian
LC call number
PQ4874.E728
LC item number
E7513 2017
Literary form
fiction
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Kilgarriff, Alice
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  • Young men
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Textile factories
  • Businesspeople
  • Tuscany (Italy)
Label
Infinite summer, Edoardo Nesi ; translated from the Italian by Alice Kilgarriff
Instantiates
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Note
"First published in Italian as L'estate infinita in 2015 by Bompiani" [Milano] -- Verso title page
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn957021979
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9781590518229
Lccn
2016047145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027376847
System control number
(OCoLC)957021979
Label
Infinite summer, Edoardo Nesi ; translated from the Italian by Alice Kilgarriff
Publication
Note
"First published in Italian as L'estate infinita in 2015 by Bompiani" [Milano] -- Verso title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn957021979
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9781590518229
Lccn
2016047145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027376847
System control number
(OCoLC)957021979

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