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1960

The Best Year of Our Lives

Alfio Caruso

1960

Longanesi

Year: 2016

Pages: 352

An informative and entertaining account of a single year that reflects a moment of change and extraordinary growth for Italy.


For Italians, the entire 1960’s are a decade of joy and optimism. An entertaining recount of the country’s economic growth in a single year: from the refrigerator and the television that entered homes and opened minds, to the legendary Fiat 500, not to mention the Rome Olympics, La Dolce Vita, and La Ciociara, De Sica, Loren, and the explosive singer Mina. A nostalgic trip through the joie de vivre of an extraordinary era. 

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