Author Victor D'Amico and his wife, Yvonne, are both of Italian heritage. Although Vic's parents did not maintain ties with their origins, Yvonne's and her parents were very close to relatives and friends from Piedmont, and her intimate knowledge of the language and customs of her parent's birthplace, adds a unique perspective to this exploration of the region's attractions. Share with Vic his personal and rewarding experiences of connecting with the people, the land, the cuisine, and the history of a different culture. He introduces us to a region with rich traditions and natural attributes that are enjoyed by its people. The story of the author's "Bonding with Piedmont" covers over 50 years and gives a glimpse into a marriage and family as well as a window into people's behavior. You learn about Piedmont's history, its emergence as a leader in Italy's recovery from the war and mentally savor the area's splendid cuisine. When the author's son asks his parents to arrange his wedding near his grandmother's village, the bonding achieves new heights. "Bonding with Piedmont" shows the author gaining an appreciation of his Italian heritage and reveals his conversion into a proud and knowledgeable proponent of a remarkable part of Italy with which few Americans are aware.