"Umbria Outside My Window" - In a Moment, Italy Beckoned a Lifelong Stay

By: Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co, LLC
Umbria Outside My Window
Umbria Outside My Window
APTOS, Calif. - Aug. 14, 2014 - PRLog -- Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency is pleased to announce the release of its newest title, Umbria Outside My Window, by author Nina Hansen Machotka.

About the Book

One day, Nina Hansen Machotka and her husband chanced upon a ruined stone farmhouse in Umbria, in an isolated valley where time seemed to stand still. The crumbling walls and battered staircases whispered to them, and they answered the call.

The stories in Umbria Outside My Window recount their adventures of restoring the farmhouse and what it took to realize their dream of moving from California to Italy, but they portray so much more. She says, “Rebuilding the farmhouse is only a part of the bigger picture. The real stories and photos are about what I’ve seen and experienced outside my window and beyond – the land, the magnificent seasons, the history, culture and art, the festivals and traditions, the food and wine – and above all, the people.”

Her impressions of this fascinating culture inspired these intimate stories that reveal surprising, funny, and profound experiences of daily living in this tiny corner of Italy. Above all, Umbria Outside My Window is about the small moments in life that can change you forever.

About the Author

Nina Hansen Machotka has worked as a technical writer and marketing communications writer for 30 years. She published How Not to Kill the Woman You Love: Your Guide to Surviving Her Menopause in 2010, and she plans to write several novels. She resides in Umbria, Italy, with her husband, the painter and writer Pavel Machotka.

Book Details

Genre: Memoir / Italian Culture

Author: Nina Hansen Machotka

Format: Paperback, 128 pages

Pub date: August 2014

UMBRIA OUTSIDE MY WINDOW(ISBN: 978-1-63135-067-2) is now available for $36.50 and can be ordered through the publisher’s website:

http://sbprabooks.com/NinaHansenMachotka or at www.amazon.com or www.barnesandnoble.com.

WHOLESALERS: This book is distributed by Ingram Books and other wholesale distributors. Contact your representative with the ISBN for purchase. Wholesale purchase for retailers, universities, libraries, and other organizations is also available through the publisher; please email bookorder@sbpra.net.

Further Information

Ellen Green, Press Manager, Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Agency, 703-899-8128,


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