Bella Tuscany

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.

Bella Tuscany

Bella Tuscany

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 relished the opportunity to experience the pleasures of primavera, an Italian spring. A sabbatical from teaching in San Francisco allowed her to return to Cortona—and her beloved house, Bramasole—just as the first green appeared on the rocky hillsides. Bella Tuscany, a companion volume to Under the Tuscan Sun, is her passionate and lyrical account of her continuing love affair with Italy. Now truly at home there, Mayes writes of her deepening connection to the land, her flourishing friendships with local people, the joys of art, food, and wine, and the rewards and occasional heartbreaks of her villa's ongoing restoration. It is also a memoir of a season of change, and of renewed possibility. As spring becomes summer she revives Bramasole's lush gardens, meets the challenges of learning a new language, tours regions from Sicily to the Veneto, and faces transitions in her family life. Filled with recipes from her Tuscan kitchen and written in the sensuous and evocative prose that has become her hallmark, Bella Tuscany is a celebration of the sweet life in Italy. Now with an excerpt from Frances Mayes's latest southern memoir, Under Magnolia.

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Bella Tuscany
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Frances Mayes
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-08-05 - Publisher: Crown

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
Under the Tuscan Sun/Bella Tuscany
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Frances Mayes
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-04-01 - Publisher: Broadway Books

Together in one set, here are paperback editions of Mayes bestselling books about life in the glorious hills of rural Italy.
Lonely Planet Florence & Tuscany
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Lonely Planet, Nicola Williams, Virginia Maxwell
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-01 - Publisher: Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet's Florence & Tuscany is your most up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Experience the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, take a food tour around Tuscany, and climb San Gimignano's medieval towers- all with your trusted travel companion.
Frommer's Florence and Tuscany Day by Day
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Donald Strachan
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-18 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Map your own adventure. Florence & Tuscany Day by Day is the perfect answer for travelers who want to know the best places to visit and the best way to see the city. Packed with color photos, this bestselling guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see
Travelers' Tales Tuscany
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: James O'Reilly, Tara Austen Weaver
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Travelers' Tales

Essays by well-known travel writers--including Frances Mayes, Jan Morris, Barbara Grizzuti Harrison, and Ferenc MßtT--guide readers through the beautiful, sun-baked hills of Tuscany in search of friendly locals, breathtaking scenery, scrumptious dining, and award-winning wine. Original.

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