A Bridge Between: Northern Italy Come Hell or High Water

4.29 avg rating
( 7 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780988437302: A Bridge Between: Northern Italy Come Hell or High Water
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

A simple family vacation intended to satisfy an old man’s wish to revisit his ancestral village quickly becomes a journey filled with adversity, perseverance and revelation. For a family crossing northern Italy, the beauty of the region provides a colorful backdrop while their past weaves together with the present and they come to terms with a new reality. They struggle to keep their heads above water in Venice, battle Comacchian eel on the Adriatic coast and endure a frantic game of hide and seek in Ravenna. They nourish their bodies and souls in Emilia-Romagna, best a belligerent agent in Bellagio and reflect on love and loss in winter's shadow on Lake Como. From Venice to Savona, vivid landscapes and historic venues blend in a family love story about aging with grace and determination.

As a generation of baby boomers confronts the long-term care of their parents, A BRIDGE BETWEEN transcends the role of travelogue to become a socially relevant commentary on devotion, acceptance, and the evolution of familial relationships.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Velia Pola lives on Cape Cod with her husband. She enjoys going "over the bridge" to find unexpected adventure whenever possible.

Review:

"...snappy and humorous... As Ms.Pola writes of herself in the book: 'what I lack in a natural tendency to nurture, I make up in spunk,' a comical description of herself and, naturally, an accurate description of her writing." ~ Sam Houghton, Enterprise Newspapers

"[As] Pola felt a deep urge to protect her father and mother from the frailties of age, she discovered within herself the first flickering of maternal protection ... Anyone who has worried about or cared for aging parents will identify with this book. Flashbacks to earlier years poignantly emphasize the delicate new relationship that the journey [through northern Italy] forges between the parents and their daughters." ~ Nicole Muller, The Register, GateHouse Media

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Pola, Velia
Published by Pesciolino Press 10/1/2012 (2012)
ISBN 10: 0988437309 ISBN 13: 9780988437302
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pesciolino Press 10/1/2012, 2012. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. A Bridge Between: Northern Italy Come Hell or High Water. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9780988437302

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 16.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Pola, Velia
Published by Createspace (2012)
ISBN 10: 0988437309 ISBN 13: 9780988437302
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Createspace, 2012. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9780988437302

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Pola, Velia
Published by Pesciolino Press (2018)
ISBN 10: 0988437309 ISBN 13: 9780988437302
New Paperback Quantity Available: 14
Print on Demand
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pesciolino Press, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # 0988437309

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 17.02
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Velia Pola
Published by Pesciolino Press, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 0988437309 ISBN 13: 9780988437302
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pesciolino Press, United States, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. A simple family vacation intended to satisfy an old man s wish to revisit his ancestral village quickly becomes a journey filled with adversity, perseverance and revelation. For a family crossing northern Italy, the beauty of the region provides a colorful backdrop while their past weaves together with the present and they come to terms with a new reality. They struggle to keep their heads above water in Venice, battle Comacchian eel on the Adriatic coast and endure a frantic game of hide and seek in Ravenna. They nourish their bodies and souls in Emilia-Romagna, best a belligerent agent in Bellagio and reflect on love and loss in winter s shadow on Lake Como. From Venice to Savona, vivid landscapes and historic venues blend in a family love story about aging with grace and determination. As a generation of baby boomers confronts the long-term care of their parents, A BRIDGE BETWEEN transcends the role of travelogue to become a socially relevant commentary on devotion, acceptance, and the evolution of familial relationships. Seller Inventory # APC9780988437302

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 19.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Velia Pola
Published by Pesciolino Press
ISBN 10: 0988437309 ISBN 13: 9780988437302
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pesciolino Press. Paperback. Condition: New. 320 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.8in.A simple family vacation intended to satisfy an old mans wish to revisit his ancestral village quickly becomes a journey filled with adversity, perseverance and revelation. For a family crossing northern Italy, the beauty of the region provides a colorful backdrop while their past weaves together with the present and they come to terms with a new reality. They struggle to keep their heads above water in Venice, battle Comacchian eel on the Adriatic coast and endure a frantic game of hide and seek in Ravenna. They nourish their bodies and souls in Emilia-Romagna, best a belligerent agent in Bellagio and reflect on love and loss in winters shadow on Lake Como. From Venice to Savona, vivid landscapes and historic venues blend in a family love story about aging with grace and determination. As a generation of baby boomers confronts the long-term care of their parents, A BRIDGE BETWEEN transcends the role of travelogue to become a socially relevant commentary on devotion, acceptance, and the evolution of familial relationships. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Seller Inventory # 9780988437302

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 19.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Velia Pola
Published by Pesciolino Press, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 0988437309 ISBN 13: 9780988437302
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pesciolino Press, United States, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.A simple family vacation intended to satisfy an old man s wish to revisit his ancestral village quickly becomes a journey filled with adversity, perseverance and revelation. For a family crossing northern Italy, the beauty of the region provides a colorful backdrop while their past weaves together with the present and they come to terms with a new reality. They struggle to keep their heads above water in Venice, battle Comacchian eel on the Adriatic coast and endure a frantic game of hide and seek in Ravenna. They nourish their bodies and souls in Emilia-Romagna, best a belligerent agent in Bellagio and reflect on love and loss in winter s shadow on Lake Como. From Venice to Savona, vivid landscapes and historic venues blend in a family love story about aging with grace and determination. As a generation of baby boomers confronts the long-term care of their parents, A BRIDGE BETWEEN transcends the role of travelogue to become a socially relevant commentary on devotion, acceptance, and the evolution of familial relationships. Seller Inventory # APC9780988437302

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 19.62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Pola, Velia
Published by Pesciolino Press
ISBN 10: 0988437309 ISBN 13: 9780988437302
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Russell Books
(Victoria, BC, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pesciolino Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0988437309 Special order direct from the distributor. Seller Inventory # ING9780988437302

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 16.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.00
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Pola, Velia
Published by Createspace (2012)
ISBN 10: 0988437309 ISBN 13: 9780988437302
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Createspace, 2012. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 4 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9780988437302

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 13.57
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Velia Pola
Published by Pesciolino Press (2012)
ISBN 10: 0988437309 ISBN 13: 9780988437302
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pesciolino Press, 2012. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0988437309

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 27.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds