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The Reluctant Tuscan - Phil Doran

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Title
The Reluctant Tuscan - How I Discovered My Inner Italian
Author
Phil Doran
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Avery
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20060323

After years of working on a string of sitcoms, Phil Doran found himself on the outside looking in. Just as he and his peers had replaced the older guys when he was coming up the ranks, it was now happening to him. And it was freaking him out. He came home every night angry, burned- out, and exhausted. After twenty-five years of losing her husband to Hollywood, Doran's wife decided it was finally time for a change-so on one of her many solo trips to Italy she surprised her husband by purchasing a broken-down 300-year-old farmhouse for them to restore. The Reluctant Tuscan is about the author's transition from being a successful but overworked writer-producer in Hollywood to rediscovering himself and his wife while in Italy, and finding happiness in the last place he expected.

In the witty tone that made him a success as a writer in Hollywood, The Reluctant Tuscan captivates those who simply love a good travel narrative as well as anyone who loves the quirky humor of Bill Bryson, Dave Barry, and Jerry Seinfeld.

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A TV producer for more than twenty-five years, Phil Doran worked as a writer-producer for such successful shows as Sanford and Son, Too Close for Comfort, Who's the Boss?, and The Wonder Years, as well as writing episodes of The Bob Newhart Show and writing for such variety-show stars as Tim Conway, the Smothers Brothers, and Tony Orlando. He received an Emmy nomination, a Humanitas Award, and the Population Institute Award for his work on All in the Family. He has also written a screenplay for Tri-Star, two stage plays that were produced in Los Angeles, and travel articles for the Los Angeles Times. He and his wife divide their time between Tuscany and their home in California.

Praise for The Reluctant Tuscan:"Doran's brutally funny accounts . . . are enough to keep readers hooked until the last page."-Publishers Weekly" . . . disarmingly funny."-The Arizona Republic"A truly funny book that reveals Italy as never before."-The Grand Rapids Press

Type
BOOK
Country of Publication
New York (State)
Number of Pages
320

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