Under the Tuscan Sun
  • Author : Frances Mayes
  • Release Date : 26 August 2003
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 13 : 9780767917452
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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 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 : Random House
Genre : Cooking, Italian
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Frances Mayes - widely published poet, gourmet cook and travel writer - opens the door on a wondrous new world when she buys and restores an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. She finds faded frescoes beneath the whitewash in the dining room, a vineyard under wildly overgrown brambles ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...