Wallis Wilde-Menozzi lives in Parma, Italy, where for decades she has observed Italian life and participated in its dialogues. Her memoir, Mother Tongue: An American Life in Italy, was published in 1997 by North Point Press to critical acclaim.
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Wallis Wilde-Menozzi; With a new foreword by Patricia Hampl and a new preface by the author
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
North Point Press
A probing and poetic examination of language, food, faith, and family attachment in Italian life through the eyes of an American who moved to Parma with her husband and family.