Author: Deborah Kennedy

February 9, 2006

Finds, fakes, and fines

  The street trader scoops up posters from the ancient, cobbled streets of Florence like a black-jack croupier; lifting the cards in one fell swoop–each tiny shard of stiffened paper falling neatly behind the other in his palm.   The police have arrived. By foot on the magnificent Ponte Vecchio, by car outside the Uffizi […]