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Susan Van A.


Los Angeles, CA

Member since:

October 14, 2009


What is your favorite Italian film, book, food, music, city or vacation?

Tough question! Just back from Rome and many visits to the Sistine Chapel for my next book--so that is my current favorite.

What is your interest or connection with the Italian language or culture? Are you of Italian heritage?

My maternal grandparents (from Molise and Potenza) were definitely the ones who set me on this path...

What level of Italian do you speak? How do you use the language now?

Intermediate. I use it when I travel in Italy.

How do you hope to use the Italian language? Do you have a goal?

I would love to become fluent.


I love Italy and the Italian language and culture. My grandparents were immigrants from southern Italy. I have written two books, 100 Places In Italy Every Woman Should Go (released 2009) and Letters from Italy. I love meeting others who love Italy!

What Susan Van A. is saying about this Meetup Group

Really enjoyed sharing the love of Italy with new friends!

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