Made in Naples & the Amalfi Coast

By Laura Morelli
Read by Laura Morelli

Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts

2.30 Hours 10/24/2016 unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781518937132

Don’t buy anything in Naples, Italy or the Amalfi Coast until you read this book! Every trip needs a souvenir. When you encounter limoncello, handmade cameos, or the famous nativities of Naples, Italy, you’ll be tempted to take a part of the this beautiful place home with you. But how do you know if you’re buying something authentic or serving one of the region’s many tourist traps? Author and art historian Laura Morelli is here to help. In Italy, it’s not easy to tell the treasures from the trash. In MADE IN NAPLES & THE AMALFI COAST, Morelli leads you through the region’s most authentic arts. By teaching you the difference between authentic master artisans and the knock-offs, Morelli will make you every tourist trap’s worst nightmare: an educated buyer. Join Laura Morelli on a journey beyond the souvenir shops into an immersive cultural experience you won’t find in any other guidebook. In this book, you’ll discover: - Practical tips for locating the most authentic goods in Naples & the Amalfi Coast - Useful information on pricing, quality, and value - A comprehensive resource guide - The brief history of Neapolitan art - And much, much more! Laura Morelli is a trusted guide in the world of cultural travel and authentic shopping. If you like fascinating historical tidbits, comprehensive resources, and an immersive experience into the history of Italian art, then you’ll love this fluidly written book. Bring Morelli’s book alongside more traditional guidebooks on your vacation and you’ll be sure to come back with the best of Italy in your suitcase!

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Don’t buy anything in Naples, Italy or the Amalfi Coast until you read this book!

Every trip needs a souvenir. When you encounter limoncello, handmade cameos, or the famous nativities of Naples, Italy, you’ll be tempted to take a part of the this beautiful place home with you. But how do you know if you’re buying something authentic or serving one of the region’s many tourist traps? Author and art historian Laura Morelli is here to help.

In Italy, it’s not easy to tell the treasures from the trash. In MADE IN NAPLES & THE AMALFI COAST, Morelli leads you through the region’s most authentic arts. By teaching you the difference between authentic master artisans and the knock-offs, Morelli will make you every tourist trap’s worst nightmare: an educated buyer.

Join Laura Morelli on a journey beyond the souvenir shops into an immersive cultural experience you won’t find in any other guidebook.

In this book, you’ll discover:
- Practical tips for locating the most authentic goods in Naples & the Amalfi Coast
- Useful information on pricing, quality, and value
- A comprehensive resource guide
- The brief history of Neapolitan art
- And much, much more!

Laura Morelli is a trusted guide in the world of cultural travel and authentic shopping. If you like fascinating historical tidbits, comprehensive resources, and an immersive experience into the history of Italian art, then you’ll love this fluidly written book. Bring Morelli’s book alongside more traditional guidebooks on your vacation and you’ll be sure to come back with the best of Italy in your suitcase!

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Author Bio: Laura Morelli

Laura Morelli holds a PhD in art history from Yale University, where she was a Bass Writing Fellow and Mellon Doctoral Fellow. She authored a column for National Geographic Traveler called “The Genuine Article” and contributes pieces about authentic travel to national magazines and newspapers. Laura has taught college-level art history at Trinity College in Rome, as well as at Northeastern University, Merrimack College, St. Joseph College, and the College of Coastal Georgia, and is the author of the guidebook series that includes Made in Italy, Made in France, and Made in the Southwest.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 2.30
Audience: Adult
Language: English