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Under the Tuscan sun: at home in Italy

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Buying a villa in the spectacular Italian countryside is a wonderful fantasy -- even if 17 rooms and a garden in need of immediate loving care are included in the asking price. Frances Mayes -- gourmet cook, widely published travel writer, and poet -- changed her life by doing just that. Sprinkled liberally with delicious recipes for inspired Italian dishes, amusing anecdotes about the risks of being your own contractor, and a savvy traveler's reminiscences, Under the Tuscan Sun is Mayes's enchanting account of her love affair with Tuscany: of scouring the neighborhood for the perfect panettone and the perfect plumber; of mornings spent cultivating her garden, and afternoons spent enjoying its fruits in leisurely lunches on the terrace; of jaunts through the hill towns in search of renowned wines; and the renewal not only of a house, but also of the spirit. An unusual memoir that combines the appeal of M. F.K. Fisher, Peter Mayle, and Martha Stewart, Under the Tuscan Sun is a feast for the senses.
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Full title under the tuscan sun at home in italy
Author mayes frances
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Last Update 2018-05-22 04:08:08AM
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subject_facet Cooking, Italian, Large type books, Mayes, Frances, Tuscany (Italy) -- Description and travel, Tuscany (Italy) -- Social life and customs
title_display Under the Tuscan sun : at home in Italy
title_full Under the Tuscan sun : at home in Italy / Frances Mayes
title_short Under the Tuscan sun :
title_sub at home in Italy
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