As usual some italians never miss a chance to complain and bash about things they either don't have or don't understand. Read morePublished on April 27 2004 by "mick77777"
I picked up "Ciao America!" as one of my flatmates is from Italy, and I was thinking it was going to be a great satirical, sarcastic view of a foreigner living in... Read morePublished on Feb. 5 2004 by pma
This book is full of interesting snapshots of what we Americans are like from the point of view of a European. Of course, living in D.C. Read morePublished on Dec 14 2003
"Ciao America" is an OK book for all the people that know Italians, their daily habits and problems with the "Italian system". Read morePublished on Dec 10 2003
I've just finished this book. Its clear that the author likes America but he's still compelled to provide the same sophomoric satire that irritates me about Bill Bryson. Read morePublished on Dec 7 2003 by Scott F Dudley
I thought this was going to be a fun look at American life, and some of it was, but the vast generalizations of Americas were supposed to be humorous but I found them inaccurate... Read morePublished on Nov. 13 2003
As an American living in Rome, I thought it would be interesting to get the opposite perspective. This book was charming at times but mostly rather boring. Save your money.Published on Oct. 16 2003 by Amazon Customer
A light-hearted look at American mores and foibles from an Italian journalist. He finds himself amazed by the efficiency of American bureaucracy and telephones, encouraged by shop... Read morePublished on Sept. 3 2003 by ensiform