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The wild boy: a memoir
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Contributors:
Segre, Erica, translator.
Carnell, Simon, 1962- translator.
Published:
New York, NY : Atria Paperback, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2019.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First Atria Paperback edition.
Physical Desc:
162 pages ; 21 cm.
Status:
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
Last Check-In
Boulder Main Adult NonFiction
853.09 Cognetti
On Shelf
Aug 21, 2020
Description

"A young man escapes his painful past by retreating to the rustic comfort of the Italian Alps in this gorgeously wrought memoir from the internationally bestselling author of the "exquisite" (Annie Proulx) novel The Eight Mountains. When life in the city becomes too overwhelming for Paolo, he decides to take refuge high in the Italian mountains. Returning to the breathtaking Valle d'Aosta--known for its snowcapped mountain peaks--after a decade's absence, he rediscovers a simpler life and develops deep human connections with two neighbors. In this stunning landscape, he begins to take stock of his life and consider what he truly values. With lyrical and evocative prose, The Wild Boy is a testament to the power of the natural world, the necessity of an ever-questioning mind, and the resilience of the human spirit"--Publisher.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Cognetti, P., Segre, E., & Carnell, S. (2019). The wild boy: a memoir. First Atria Paperback edition. New York, NY: Atria Paperback, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Cognetti, Paolo, 1978-, Erica, Segre and Simon Carnell. 2019. The Wild Boy: A Memoir. New York, NY: Atria Paperback, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Cognetti, Paolo, 1978-, Erica, Segre and Simon Carnell, The Wild Boy: A Memoir. New York, NY: Atria Paperback, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Cognetti, Paolo, Erica Segre, and Simon Carnell. The Wild Boy: A Memoir. First Atria Paperback edition. New York, NY: Atria Paperback, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc, 2019. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781501196713, 1501196715

Notes

General Note
"Originally published in Italy in 2013 by Terre Di Mezzo Editore as Il ragazzo selvatico"--Title page verso.
Description
"A young man escapes his painful past by retreating to the rustic comfort of the Italian Alps in this gorgeously wrought memoir from the internationally bestselling author of the "exquisite" (Annie Proulx) novel The Eight Mountains. When life in the city becomes too overwhelming for Paolo, he decides to take refuge high in the Italian mountains. Returning to the breathtaking Valle d'Aosta--known for its snowcapped mountain peaks--after a decade's absence, he rediscovers a simpler life and develops deep human connections with two neighbors. In this stunning landscape, he begins to take stock of his life and consider what he truly values. With lyrical and evocative prose, The Wild Boy is a testament to the power of the natural world, the necessity of an ever-questioning mind, and the resilience of the human spirit"--Publisher.
Language
In English, translated from the original Italian.