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Dark Water is not simply the best book yet about the flood that devastated Florence in November, 1966; it’s a new kind of art history–one that reflects on the transformation of a real Italian city (Firenze) into an imaginary city that’s become almost a museum of itself (Florence). Robert Hellenga, author of The Sixteen Pleasures. ROBERT CLARK is the author of the novels In the Deep Midwinter, Mr. White’s Confession, and Love Among the Ruins as well as the nonfiction books My Grandfather’s House, River of the West, and The Solace of Food: A Life of James Beard . I was in Florence in 1970, 4 years after this disaster and the water marks were still fresh on the ancient stones. Robert Clark takes us thru this unified struggle against nature that allows Florence to live and breathe today. 3 people found this helpful.
In Dark Water: Art, Disaster, and Redemption in Florence, Robert Clark, the novelist from Seattle, weaves a story of the 1966 flood of Florence that attempts and, in a number of ways, succeeds in giving the reader a sense of the essence of the magnificent city of Florence and the importance of its art. But, this is not just an art history book. It is an enthralling tale that can, at times, provide just as many questions as it does answers, and this is a quality that makes it such a compelling re In Dark Water: Art, Disaster, and Redemption in Florence, Robert Clark, the novelist from Seattle,.
Some forty later, Dark Waters, by historian and author Robert Clark, remembers those dramatic days of the flood and the silver lining that came with them-the thousands of young volunteers who flocked to Florence from every corner of the world to help rescue the city and its artistic treasures, quickly earning the nickname of Angeli del Fango, mud angels. It was by chance that America-born Clark became aware of the flood and what it really meant
ROBERT CLARK is the author of the novels In the Deep Midwinter, Mr. White’s Confession, and Love Among the Ruins, as well as the nonfiction books My Grandfather’s House, River of the West, and The Solace of Food: A Life of James Beard. He divides his time between Seattle and Florence.
But I know more now, thanks to Robert Clark’s Dark Water. In 2005, Clark and his family had been living in Florence for two months. On one seemingly ordinary day, he embarked on that most prosaic of errands: bill paying, which in this instance had to be done at the local post office. There is no way that I can do justice in this space to this book, a riveting combination of historical writing, art criticism, and disaster narration. For me personally, reading Dark Water was an intensely meaningful experience. But I also believe that it is a masterwork in its own right.
Dark Water : Art, Disaster, and Redemption in Florence. Birthplace of Michelangelo and home to untold masterpieces, Florence is a city for art lovers. But on November 4, 1966, the rising waters of the Arno threatened to erase over seven centuries of history and human achievement. Now Robert Clark explores the Italian city's greatest flood and its aftermath through the voices of its witnesses.
Art, Disaster, and Redemption in Florence. ISBN-13: 9780767926492. Authors: Robert Clark. Now Robert Clark explores the Italian city’s greatest flood and its aftermath through the voices of its witnesses
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