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City Secrets Rome: The Essential Insider's Guide

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City Secrets Rome: The Essential Insider's Guide brings together the recommendations of artists, writers, historians, architects, chefs, and other experts whose passionate opinions and highly informed perspectives illuminate well-known sites as well as overlooked treasures. These expert travel companions share with you their favorite little-known places including restaurants, cafés, art, architecture, shops, outdoor markets, strolls, daytrips, as well all manner of cultural and historic landmarks. Clothbound, ...

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Overview

City Secrets Rome: The Essential Insider's Guide brings together the recommendations of artists, writers, historians, architects, chefs, and other experts whose passionate opinions and highly informed perspectives illuminate well-known sites as well as overlooked treasures. These expert travel companions share with you their favorite little-known places including restaurants, cafés, art, architecture, shops, outdoor markets, strolls, daytrips, as well all manner of cultural and historic landmarks. Clothbound, elegant, and pocket-sized, City Secrets Rome features a subtle, non-guidebook design and detailed maps. With over 250 contributors and 400 entries, this curated travel guide is a valuable supplement to any book more devoted to travel basics. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to The American Academy in Rome, a center for independent study and advanced research in the arts and humanities.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780983079507
  • Publisher: Fang Duff Kahn Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/12/2011
  • Series: City Secrets
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 220,470
  • Product dimensions: 6.92 (w) x 4.34 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Architect Robert Kahn is the creator and editor of the City Secrets series. A recipient of the Rome Prize in Architecture from the American Academy in Rome, Kahn has received numerous awards from the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). His work has been featured Architectural Digest, House & Garden, Metropolitan Home, The New York Times Magazine and The New York Times, among many other publications. He has taught design at Columbia University, Ohio State University, and Yale University where he held a Davenport Chair Professorship from 1985-1986. Kahn founded Fang Duff Kahn Publishers in 2009. He lives in New York City and Shelter Island, NY with his wife and daughter.

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