"An irresistible grown-up love story." --"USA Today " "AN APPEALING TALE OF A TRUE ROMANCE AND A SECOND CHANCE . . . "A Thousand Days in Venice" is a little cioppino of a book, a tasty stew with equal parts travel and food and romance, spiced up with goodly amounts of fantasy-come-true." --"The Seattle Post Intelligencer " "Move over, "Bridges of Madison County". Here comes real romance-- with recipes, yet. . . . A beautifully written memoir. . . . The 'happily ever after' is riveting and the recipes are mouthwatering just to read." --"The Philadelphia Inquirer "