The Smiles of Rome A Literary Companion for Readers and Travelers by Susan Cahill

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  • Europe - Italy,
  • Travel / General,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Travel

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Number of Pages336
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Open LibraryOL9699980M
ISBN 10034543420X
ISBN 109780345434203

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As a practical matter, The Smiles of Rome was published more than four years ago and its advice about restaurants or museum hours is no longer useful; browse the book in the library for the walking tours at the end of each chapter or cadge its bibliography, but spend your money on another book about Rome/5(8).

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