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A Year in Provence
A Year in Provence
by Peter Mayle
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A boxed set containing the first two bestselling volumes of Peter Mayles hilarious and heartwarming adventures living in the Provence region of France. A Year in Provence In this witty and warm-hearted account, Peter Mayle tells what it is like to... (read more)

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On Rue Tatin: Living and Cooking in a French Town
On Rue Tatin: Living and Cooking in a French Town
by Susan Loomis
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Susan Loomis arrived in Paris twenty years ago with little more than a student loan and the contents of a suitcase to sustain her. But what began then as an apprenticeship at La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine evolved into a lifelong immersion in French cuisine... (read more)

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Two Towns in Provence
Two Towns in Provence
by M F K Fisher
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This memoir of the French provincial capital of Aix-en-Provence is, as the author tells us, "my picture, my map, of a place and therefore of myself...just as much of its reality is based on my own shadows, my inventions." A vibrant and... (read more)

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Encore Provence: New Adventures in the South of France
Encore Provence: New Adventures in the South of France
by Peter Mayle
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In his most delightful foray into the wonders of Proven&#231al life, Peter Mayle returns to France and puts behind him cholesterol worries, shopping by phone, California wines, and other concerns that plagued him after too much time away. In Encore... (read more)

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The Rose Cafe: Love and War in Corsica
The Rose Cafe: Love and War in Corsica
by John Hanso Mitchell
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In 1962, while he was a student in Paris, John Hanson Mitchell spent a luminous six months on the Mediterranean island of Corsica at the Rose Café, in Ile Rousse. Twenty-two, Mitchell spent his idyll hours there observing the lives of the... (read more)

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Encore Provence: New Adventures in the South of France
Encore Provence: New Adventures in the South of France
by Peter Mayle
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"Mayle's prose is, as ever, as pure and welcoming as a glass of the house wine at a Provençal cafe." --The Philadelphia Inquirer From the Hardcover edition.... (read more)

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A Life of Her Own: A Countrywoman in Twentieth-Century France
A Life of Her Own: A Countrywoman in Twentieth-Century France
by Emilie Carles
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Carles autobiography is the tale of a world that has largely disappeared and of the one that emerged to take its place. Her account reflects the turbulent history of the twentieth century from the viewpoints of the many roles she played in it--teacher... (read more)

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From Here, You Can't See Paris: Seasons of a French Village and Its Restaurant
From Here, You Can't See Paris: Seasons of a French Village and Its Restaurant
by Michael S Sanders
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Chapter One One Morning in August By eight o'clock on a late summer day what passes for the morning bustle in Les Arques is well under way. Elise Sé gol, the widow who owns the little house across the street from the restaurant, has thrown open her... (read more)

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French Spirits: A House, a Village, and a Love Affair in Burgundy
French Spirits: A House, a Village, and a Love Affair in Burgundy
by Jeffrey Greene
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Chapter OneThe Presbytery How is it that real estate agents know even before they look at you, as they shout on the phone to a colleague, that you are a waste of their time? They must develop a sixth sense to spot dreamers, like us, who know nothing... (read more)

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A Life of Her Own: The Transformation of a Countrywoman in 20th-Century France
A Life of Her Own: The Transformation of a Countrywoman in 20th-Century France
by Emilie Carles
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First published in France in 1977, this autobiography vivifies the captivating Carles from her peasant origins in a tiny Alpine village through her work as a teacher, farmer, mother, feminist and political activist.... (read more)

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High Season: How One Mediterranean Town Has Seduced Travelers for Two Thousand Years
High Season: How One Mediterranean Town Has Seduced Travelers for Two Thousand Years
by Robert Kanigel
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Founded by seafaring Greeks, colonized by Romans, and transformed by spoiled English aristocrats into an elegant stop on the Grand Tour, the city of Nice has beguiled travelers for two millennia. Once the winter playground for Russian royalty and an... (read more)

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The Oysters of Locmariaquer (P.S.)
The Oysters of Locmariaquer (P.S.)
by Eleanor Clark
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On the northwest coast of France, just around the corner from the English Channel, is the little town of Locmariaquer (pronounced "loc-maria-care"). The inhabitants of this town have a special relationship to the world, for it is their efforts... (read more)

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French Lessons: Adventures with Knife, Fork, and Corkscrew
French Lessons: Adventures with Knife, Fork, and Corkscrew
by Peter Mayle
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Bestselling francophile phenomenon Peter Mayle returns with another delightful (or should we say delicious) account of the good life, this time venturing beyond his beloved Provence to treat readers to the gustatory pleasures to be found throughout... (read more)

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French Dirt: The Story of a Garden in the South of France
French Dirt: The Story of a Garden in the South of France
by Richard Goodman
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"One of the most charming, perceptive and subtle books ever written about the French by an American."--San Francisco... (read more)

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Shaping Modern Times in Rural France: The Transformation and Reproduction of an Aveyronnais Community
Shaping Modern Times in Rural France: The Transformation and Reproduction of an Aveyronnais Community
by Susan Carol Rogers
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Challenging the notion that modernization is a homogenizing process, Susan Rogers contends that in the course of large-scale transformations communities often reproduce and strengthen distinctive cultural and social features. To make this argument, she... (read more)

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Sara Midda's South of France: A Sketchbook
Sara Midda's South of France: A Sketchbook
by Sara Midda
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From Sara Midda, whose first book evoked all the pleasures of an English garden, comes a wondrous sketchbook of a year's sojourn in the South of France. This is a very personal journal, crammed with images, notions and discoveries of the day-to-day. In... (read more)

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A House in the Sunflowers
A House in the Sunflowers
by Ruth Silvestre
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This is the story of how Ruth Silvestre found Bel-Air de Grezelongue, a house that had been deserted and uninhabited for ten years, and fell in love with it. This charming, funny and romantic book is an absolute must for everyone who wants to fulfill... (read more)

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The Stones of Balazuc: A French Village in Time
The Stones of Balazuc: A French Village in Time
by John Merriman
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Balazuc is a tiny medieval village carved into a limestone cliff that towers above the Ardeche River in southeastern France. Its dramatic landscape and Mediterranean climate make it a lovely destination for summer visitors, but for its residents over the... (read more)

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Provence
Provence
by Sonja Bullaty
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With unique artistry, skill, and humour, photographers Sonja Bullaty and Angelo Lomeo portray Provence as it has never been seen. Now in a Tiny Folio edition.... (read more)

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Provence: A Country Almanac
Provence: A Country Almanac
by Louisa Jones
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Originally published in 1993, Provence: A Country Almanac has sold through two printings and continues to generate sales. But much has changed in the past five years, and Jones has completely reworked the entries in this book. She has expanded her tour... (read more)

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