Thursday, February 14, 2013

Blog Tour: An Italian Obsession by Kfir Luzzatto


 Young Adult/Historical/General Fiction
Date Published: 9/3/12


 In the lax atmosphere of middle-class post-war Italy, sex and drugs are easy to come by. Roberto tries to find his own balance, but a crush he had for Alessandra in elementary school is reignited and the course of his life is changed forever.

It's the 1970’s, a time of political upheaval driven by disillusioned young people. Roberto is caught up in the times. He makes a new start, but his past catches up with him. Finding himself accused of a crime, he must defend himself even when he isn’t sure he committed it. A vivid snapshot of European post-war society, this novel is viewed through the eyes of a young adult coming of age.





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Kfir was born and raised in Italy, and moved to Israel as a teenager. He acquired the love for the English language from his father, a former U.S. soldier and WWII veteran, a voracious reader and a prolific writer. Kfir has a PhD in chemical engineering and works as a patent attorney. He lives in Omer, Israel, with his full-time partner, Esther, their four children, Michal, Lilach, Tamar and Yonatan, and the dog Elvis.
Novels: Crossing the Meadow (2003); The Odyssey Gene (2006); The Evelyn Project (2012); Have Book – Will Travel (2012 – with Yonatan Luzzatto); An Italian Obsession (2012).
Short Story Collections: His Darker Side (2002-2011); His Lighter Side (2002-2011).
Non-Fiction: The World of Patents (2002)
www.kfirluzzatto.com. Blog: on the web site. Twitter: @KfirLuzzatto. Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/kfir.luzzatto. LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/kfir-luzzatto/23/659/981



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February 3 - Lovely Reads - Guest Post/PROMO
February 6 - Lust For Stories - Review/Interview
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February 9 - The Stuff of Success - PROMO
February 11 - Lauries Thoughts and Reviews - Interview/PROMO
February 13 - Love in a Book - Guest Post/PROMO
February 16 - Crazy For Books - Review
February 18 - YA Reviews and News - Interview/PROMO
February 23 - Books, Books, the Magical Fruit- Guest Post/PROMO
February 24 - Andi's YA Books - Interview/PROMO
March 1 - Books For Me - Review
March 2 - Lov Liv Life Reviews - Guest Post/PROMO
March 4 -Debbie Jean's Blog - Review
March 5 - Tiramisu Mom - Review/Interview
March 7 - Book Marks the Spot - PROMO
March 9 - I Know That Book - Guest Post/PROMO
March 10 - My Cozie Corner - Review

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