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Author Butturini, Paula.

Title Keeping the feast: one couple's story of love, food, and healing in Italy [Hoopla electronic resource] / Paula Butturini.

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : Tantor Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2010.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
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Cast Read by Reně Raudman.
Summary Paula and John met in Italy, fell in love, and married in Rome four years later. But less than a month after the wedding, tragedy struck. They had transferred from their Italian paradise to Warsaw and, while reporting on an uprising in Romania, John was shot and nearly killed by sniper fire. Although he recovered from his physical wounds in less than a year, the process of healing had just begun. Unable to regain his equilibrium, he sank into a deep sadness that reverberated throughout their relationship. It was the abrupt end of what they'd known together and the beginning of a new phase of life neither had planned for. All of a sudden, Paula was forced to reexamine her marriage, her husband, and herself.Paula began to reconsider all of her previous assumptions about healing. She discovered that sometimes patience can be a vice and anger a virtue; that sometimes it is vital to make demands of the sick that they show signs of getting better. And she rediscovered the importance of the most fundamental of human rituals: the daily sharing of food around the family table.A universal story of hope and healing, Keeping the Feast is an account of one couple's triumph over tragedy and illness, and a celebration of the simple rituals of life, even during the worst life crises. Beautifully written and tremendously moving, Paula's story is a testament to the extraordinary sustaining powers of food and love, and to the stubborn belief that there is always an afterward-there is always hope.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Butturini, Paula.
Butturini, Paula -- Marriage.
Married people -- United States -- Biography. -- Sound recordings.
Married people -- Italy -- Biography. -- Sound recordings.
Italy -- Social life and customs.
Cooking -- Italy -- Psychological aspects. -- Sound recordings.
Victims of violent crimes -- Romania -- Biography. -- Sound recordings.
Gunshot wounds -- Case studies. -- Sound recordings.
Wound healing -- Italy -- Case studies. -- Sound recordings.
Mental healing -- Italy -- Case studies. -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Raudman, Renée. Narrator.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781400196227 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1400196221 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT10756627
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