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An Italian Affair

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An Italian Affair

When Laura Fraser's husband of one year leaves her for his high school sweetheart, she decides on impulse to take a trip to Italy to soothe her broken heart. An excursion to the island of Ischia lands her face-to-face with a handsome stranger who becomes her lover, and soon her travel companion as well. Over the next few years, Fraser and the mysterious man, whom the reader knows only as a married professor of aesthetics from Paris, take sexy sojourns to picturesque spots across the globe. From Italy, to London, to Morocco, and even to Fraser's hometown of San Francisco, An Italian Affair is replete with descriptions of the mouthwatering delicacies in which they indulged, the volcanoes and mountains they hiked, and the bustling streets they navigated. But An Italian Affair is not just a romantic travelogue: Fraser neatly intertwines her adventures away from home with her emotional journey away from the pain of her husband's betrayal (and their subsequent divorce) toward a restored self-esteem and zest for la bella vita.

An Italian Affair
by Laura Fraser

  • Publication Date: May 7, 2002
  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • ISBN-10: 0375724850
  • ISBN-13: 9780375724855