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Andrea Di Robilant
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Andrea di Robilant was born in Italy and educated at Columbia University, where he specialized in international affairs. He is the author of two previous books, A Venetian Affair and Lucia: A Venetian Life in the Age of Napoleon. He currently lives in Rome with his wife and two sons.

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Chasing the Rose
An Adventure in the Venetian Countryside
Written by Andrea Di Robilant


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $26.95

From the author of the best-selling A Venetian Affair, here is the charming chronicle of his search for the identity of a mysterious old rose. Andrea di Robilant’s tale takes us back to the time of Josephine Bonaparte, as well as into some of the most delightful rose gardens in Italy... Read more >
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Chasing the Rose
An Adventure in the Venetian Countryside
Written by Andrea Di Robilant


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $13.99

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Irresistible North
From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers
Written by Andrea Di Robilant


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $15.95

A century before Columbus arrived in America, two brothers from Venice are said to have explored parts of the New World. They became legends during the Renaissance, and then the source of a great scandal that would discredit their story. Today, they have been largely forgotten.

In this very original work—part history... Read more >
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Irresistible North
From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers
Written by Andrea Di Robilant


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Lucia
A Venetian Life in the Age of Napleon
Written by Andrea Di Robilant


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $15.95

In 1787, the beautiful Lucia is married off to Alvise Mocenigo, scion of one of the most powerful Venetian families. But their life as a golden couple will be suddenly transformed when Venice falls to Bonaparte. We witness Lucia's painful series of miscarriages and the pressure on her to produce an... Read more >
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Lucia

Written by Andrea Di Robilant


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 22, 2008
Price: $11.99

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A Venetian Affair
A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century
Written by Andrea Di Robilant


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $15.95

In the waning days of Venice’s glory in the mid-1700s, Andrea Memmo was scion to one the city’s oldest patrician families. At the age of twenty-four he fell passionately in love with sixteen-year-old Giustiniana Wynne, the beautiful, illegitimate daughter of a Venetian mother and British father. Because of their dramatically different... Read more >
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A Venetian Affair
A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century
Written by Andrea Di Robilant


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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