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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (883 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Tony Cohan Narrator: Tony Cohan Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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When Los Angeles novelist Tony Cohan and his artist wife Masako visited central Mexico one winter, they fell under the spell of a place where the pace of life is leisurely, the cobblestone streets and sun-splashed plazas are enchanting, and the sights and sounds of daily fiestas fill the air. Awakened to needs they didn't know they had, they returned to California, sold their house, and cast off for a new life in San Miguel de Allende. On Mexican Time is Cohan's passionate, evocatively written memoir of how he and his wife found a new home - and a new lease on life - in this charming 16th century hill town.

In an alternately humorous and poignant narrative, Cohan recounts how they absorb the town's sensual ambience, eventually find and refurbish a crumbling 250-year-old house, and become entwined in the endless drama of Mexican life. From peso devaluations and water shortages to the local legend of a man who was killed twice and the romantic entanglements of their handyman, On Mexican Time captures the indelible characters, little tragedies, and curious incidents of life in a distinctive Mexican town. At the same time it enfolds listeners into the delights of one of the world's most desirable travel destinations.

Brimming with mystery, joy, and hilarity, On Mexican Time is a stirring, seductive celebration of another way of life - a tale of Americans who, finding a home in Mexico, find themselves anew. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Linda | 2/18/2014

    " The story of an American couple - a writer and an artist - who fall in love with San Miguel and move there. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Megan Peterson | 2/16/2014

    " A quick, fun read and a must for anyone going (or planning to relocate) to San Miguel. The author weaves a bit of history throughout his story of life in the Mexican hill town, which is a nice complement to his own experiences. Reminds me of a trip I took with my dad and stepmom to colonial Mexico a long time ago and makes me want to go back. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Marge | 2/9/2014

    " I loved it. I also have been to San Miguel several times and find it incredibly beautiful and different. It's rather like being in Europe. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by MariaK | 1/31/2014

    " I tried to read this book repeatedly but it always puts me to sleep. I wish I liked the writing style a little better, at least enough to get through the first 25 pages, because I think the story is interesting. I might give it another try someday. "

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