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By Judith Works

With heart age looming, Judith Works made up our minds it used to be time for a metamorphosis. yet after graduating from legislation tuition on the age of forty-seven, she nonetheless confronted the query “What now?” informal conversations approximately far away travels with husband Glenn turned a fact with the supply of a dream activity on the United countries in Rome, Italy.

Coins within the Fountain brings to lifestyles the demanding situations of acclimating to the gorgeous and chaotic historic urban of Rome. Works stocks her struggles of studying the arcane principles and folkways of the UN whereas Glenn starts off his valiant attempt to cook dinner Italian-style, as they either activity to embody los angeles dolce vita. With a rare count number and countess for acquaintances, canines within the doctor’s place of work, snakes and unexploded bombs at the golfing path, besides a sinking sailboat, the unforeseen was once constantly simply round the corner.

Through wit, wry humor, and attractive descriptions of foodstuff and commute adventures, Works takes you on a trip into the guts of what it truly is really prefer to dwell within the everlasting urban. based on Roman lore, should you toss a coin over your shoulder into the well-known Trevi Fountain, the gods will provide you a go back journey. while it used to be time for them to depart, Works made that hopeful toss of a coin and her want used to be granted.

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