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3.89 out of 53.89 out of 53.89 out of 53.89 out of 53.89 out of 5 3.89 (9 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Frances Mayes Narrator: Frances Mayes Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2000 ISBN: 9780553751550
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A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF UNDER MAGNOLIA

Frances Mayes, whose enchanting #1 New York Times bestseller Under the Tuscan Sun made the world fall in love with Tuscany, invites us back for a delightful new season of friendship, festivity, and food, there and throughout Italy.

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Quotes & Awards

  • Critical Acclaim for Frances Mayes and Under the Tuscan Sun:
  • Tuscany may have found its own bard in Frances Mayes. New York Times
  • 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
  • So enchanting that an armchair traveler will find it hard to resist jumping out of the chair and following in her footsteps. Publishers Weekly
  • Graceful . . . at once joyful and full of common sense . . . as intimate as a lover's whisper, honest and true. San Francisco Chronicle Book Review
  • Irresistible . . . a sensuous book for a sensuous countryside. Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Julie | 5/3/2011

    " I loved her description of the Tuscan countryside. It was a very interesting book. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kara | 4/22/2011

    " Too descriptive - bordered on snoozeville for me, but I know others who love it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alicia | 3/28/2011

    " I think I liked this one even more than "Under the Tuscan Sun", and I didn't think that would be possible. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Capergirl | 3/25/2011

    " Nice overview of different areas of Italy but I could do without the recipes and the waxing poetic on life. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kim | 1/23/2011

    " Loved Under the Tuscan Sun...so looking forward to reading the sequel "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Stephanie | 12/28/2010

    " I have read this and Under the Tuscan Sun at least 8 times! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jasmin | 12/10/2010

    " Another great book from Frances Mayes. All I want to do is pack a suitcase and go to Italy :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Donnasuelouise | 10/1/2010

    " A great book to read before traveling to Italy. And, reading it inspires you to experience the real Tuscany. This is a book describing an couple who took a year to experience Tuscany. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lynne | 9/6/2010

    " The descriptions are very vivid. I love to read books about other countries. It was a little slow in the beginning but I really enjoyed the ending. "

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About the Author
Author Frances Mayes

Frances Mayes is the author of four books about Tuscany. The now-classic Under the Tuscan Sun–which was a New York Times bestseller for more than two and a half years and became a Touchstone movie starring Diane Lane—was followed by Bella Tuscany and two illustrated books, In Tuscany and Bringing Tuscany Home. She is also the author of the novel, Swan, several books of poetry, and The Discovery of Poetry. A native of Georgia, she now divides her time between San Francisco and Cortona, Italy.