Idle Days in an Italian Town
By Michael Rips
Back Bay Books, Paperback, 9780316748643, 224pp.
Publication Date: April 9, 2002
Hailed for its quirkiness and charm, this book tells the story of a New York City lawyer who runs away to a small Etruscan village with his wife and baby and discovers a community of eccentrics who make them feel right at home.