New Guide Book for Turin, Italy Published

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After the extraordinary success of the XX Winter Olympics last year, Turin is the hottest tourist stop in Italy. Strangely, few guide books to Turin are available. Award-winning author James Sajo has solved that problem with his new book.

Wing Span Press has published "Turin, A Local's Guide to the Olympic City." It is a pocket-sized reference that provides valuable information about Italy's fastest growing tourist destination.

Author James Sajo, who wrote an award-winning guide book for the Olympics, and carried the Olympic Flame on its journey to the Games, has produced another excellent handbook for visitors to Turin.

The book has 100 pages of practical information including descriptions of important tourist sites in and around Turin, dining suggestions, a regional wine guide and more.

An extensive list of useful Italian words and phrases, detailed maps of central Turin, and a thorough explanation of the public transportation network complete the volume.

Sajo is a freelance journalist who has lived in Italy for 15 years. His experience working as a guide during the Olympics last year, along with extensive writing about Italian travel, sport, cuisine and culture provided the tools for a comprehensive book that will help visitors enrich their visit to the Olympic city.

The book sells for $12.95 and is available at, or It will also be sold in selected bookstores in Turin.

About the book:

Title: Turin, A Local's Guide to the Olympic City

Author: James Sajo

Nonfiction Travel Guide

Publication date: September 2006

100 pages, perfect bound soft cover

ISBN: 1-59594-090-1

US $12.95

Available at
Published by: Wingspan Press, Livermore, CA



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