Under the Tuscan Sun
  • Author : Frances Mayes
  • Release Date : 26 August 2003
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 13 : 9780767917452
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Book Description: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The beloved memoir of self-discovery set against the spectacular Tuscan countryside that inspired the major motion picture starring Diane Lane—now in a twentieth-anniversary edition featuring a new afterword “This beautifully written memoir about taking chances, living in Italy, loving a house and, always, the pleasures of food, would make a perfect gift for a loved one. But it’s so delicious, read it first yourself.”—USA Today For more Frances Mayes, including a tour of her now iconic Cortona home, Bramasole, watch PBS’s Dream of Italy: Tuscan Sun Special! More than 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 Tuscan villa called Bramasole. Under the Tuscan Sun inspired generations to embark on their own journeys—whether that be flying to a foreign country in search of themselves, savoring one of the book’s dozens of delicious seasonal recipes, or simply being transported by Mayes’s signature evocative, sensory language. Now with a new afterword from Frances Mayes, the twentieth-anniversary edition of Under the Tuscan Sun revisits the book’s most popular characters.

Under the Tuscan Sun

Under the Tuscan Sun

Author : Frances Mayes
Publisher : Crown
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The beloved memoir of self-discovery set against the spectacular Tuscan countryside that inspired the major motion picture starring Diane Lane—now in a twentieth-anniversary edition featuring a new afterword “This beautifully written memoir about taking chances, living in Italy, loving a house and, always, the pleasures ...

Under the Tuscan Sun

Under the Tuscan Sun

Author : Frances Mayes
Publisher : Broadway
Genre : Travel
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Applies a poet's sensibility, a traveler's eye, and a cook's palate to the pleasures of the Tuscan countryside, where the author began restoring an abandoned villa...

Under the Tuscan Sun

Under the Tuscan Sun

Author : Frances Mayes
Publisher : Crown
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The beloved memoir of self-discovery set against the spectacular Tuscan countryside that inspired the major motion picture starring Diane Lane—now in a twentieth-anniversary edition featuring a new afterword “This beautifully written memoir about taking chances, living in Italy, loving a house and, always, the pleasures ...

Bella Tuscany

Bella Tuscany

Author : Frances Mayes
Publisher : Crown
Genre : Travel
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Frances Mayes, whose enchanting #1 New York Times bestseller Under the Tuscan Sun made the world fall in love with Tuscany, invites readers back for a delightful new season of friendship, festivity, and food, there and throughout Italy. Having spent her summers in Tuscany for the past several years, Frances Mayes ...

The Tuscan Sun Cookbook

The Tuscan Sun Cookbook

Author : Frances Mayes,Edward Mayes
Publisher : Clarkson Potter
Genre : Cooking
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“Tuscan food tastes like itself. Ingredients are left to shine. . . . So, if on your visit, I hand you an apron, your work will be easy. We’ll start with primo ingredients, a little flurry of activity, perhaps a glass of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, and soon we’ll be carrying ...

Evil Under the Tuscan Sun

Evil Under the Tuscan Sun

Author : Stephanie Cole
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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Nell Valenti is at ease when managing a farm to table cooking school in sun-dappled Tuscany, but begins to feel the heat when tasked with catching a killer, in this engaging Italian-set cozy mystery series. When a wealthy New York philanthropist pays top dollar for a private, four-day ziti workshop, ...

Frances Mayes Always Italy

Frances Mayes Always Italy

Author : Frances Mayes,Ondine Cohane
Publisher : National Geographic
Genre : HISTORY
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The world's favorite expert on la dolce vita (Under the Tuscan Sun author) guides readers through Italy's iconic regions, replete with lavish National Geographic images. This lush guide, featuring more than 350 glorious photographs from National Geographic, showcases the best Italy has to offer from the perspective of two women who ...

In Tuscany

In Tuscany

Author : Frances Mayes
Publisher : Crown
Genre : Travel
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A lavishly illustrated ode to the joys of Tuscany’s people, food, landscapes, and art, from the bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun and See You in the Piazza “A love letter to Italy written in precise and passionate language of near-poetic density.”—Newsday In Tuscany celebrates the abundant ...

See You in the Piazza

See You in the Piazza

Author : Frances Mayes
Publisher : Crown
Genre : Travel
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The bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun discovers the hidden pleasures of Italy in a sumptuous travel narrative that crisscrosses the country, with inventive new recipes celebrating Italian cuisine. Don’t miss Frances Mayes in PBS’s Dream of Italy: Tuscan Sun Special! “Reading this book is a vacation ...

Under Magnolia

Under Magnolia

Author : Frances Mayes
Publisher : Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A memoir of author Frances Mayes's coming of age in the Deep South, and of the region's powerful influence on her life. Mayes delves into the power of landscape, the idea of home, and the force of a chaotic and loving family"...

Every Day in Tuscany

Every Day in Tuscany

Author : Frances Mayes
Publisher : Random House Digital, Inc.
Genre : Travel
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A recipe-complemented work continues the author's tribute to the region of Tuscany and its people, tracing the course of a year during which she renovated a thirteenth-century house in the mountains above Cortona....

Bringing Tuscany Home

Bringing Tuscany Home

Author : Frances Mayes
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Home economics
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In her inimitable warm and evocative tone, Frances Mayes helps readers develop an eye for authentic Tuscan style, with advice on how to: Choose a Tuscan colour palette for the home, from earthy apricot tones to invigorating shades of antique blue; Cultivate a Tuscan garden, adding fountains, vine-covered pergolas, and ...

A Conspiracy in Belgravia

A Conspiracy in Belgravia

Author : Sherry Thomas
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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The game is afoot as Charlotte Holmes returns in USA Today bestselling author Sherry Thomas’s Victorian-set Lady Sherlock series. Being shunned by Society gives Charlotte Holmes the time and freedom to put her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use. As “Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective,” aided by the capable ...

Too Much Tuscan Sun

Too Much Tuscan Sun

Author : Dario Castagno,Robert Rodi
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Genre : Travel
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Over the past several years, "the American in Tuscany" has become a literary subgenre. Launched by the phenomenal success of Frances Mayes's Under the Tuscan Sun, bookstores now burgeon with nimble, witty accounts of this clash in cultures-Americans trying to do American things in Italy and bumping against a brick ...