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Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy
by Frances Mayes

Published: 1997-09-02
Paperback : 320 pages
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20th Anniversary Edition with a New Afterword
 
Twenty years ago, Frances Mayes--widely published poet, gourmet cook, and travel writer--introduced readers to a wondrous new world when she bought and restored an abandoned villa called Bramasole in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. ...

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Frances Mayes entered a wondrous new world when she began restoring an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. There were unexpected treasures at every turn. In "Under the Tuscan Sun", Frances Mayes brings a poet's voice, the eye of a seasoned traveler, and the discerning palate of a cook and food writer together to create an enchanting and lyrical book about the life, the traditions, and the cuisine of Tuscany.

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by tcheer4life (see profile) 06/19/13
Several are included in the book - include them as part of the meeting.

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by [email protected] (see profile) 03/03/20

Good book

 
  "Was she crazy?"by tcheer4life (see profile) 06/19/13

Living and working in San Francisco, the author purchases a Villa in Tuscany that needs major renovations that she will live in 3 months of the year. I know how much trouble people have trying to get work... (read more)

 
  "Wishing I Was In Italy"by knitgirl7 (see profile) 05/29/10

Overall, this was a good book. It was nice to imagine being there in Italy with the author. The book was a little descriptive at times and used Italian, which I didn't understand. Please, don't think that... (read more)

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