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Travels with a Tangerine

By: Mackintosh-Smith, Tim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE INC:

Seller ID: 9780812971644

ISBN: 0812971647

Condition: USED


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Cruel Way: Switzerland to Afghanistan in a Ford, 1939

By: Maillart, Ella K.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR:

Seller ID: 9780226033044

ISBN: 022603304X

Condition: USED


In 1939 Swiss travel writer and journalist Ella K. Maillart set off on an epic journey from Geneva to Kabul with fellow writer Annemarie Schwarzenbach in a brand new Ford. As the first European women to travel alone on Afghanistan's Northern Road, Maillart and Schwarzenbach had a rare glimpse of life in Iran and Afghanistan at a time when their borders were rarely crossed by Westerners. As the two flash across Europe and the Near East in a streak of elan and daring, Maillart writes of comical mishaps, breathtaking landscapes, vitriolic religious clashes, and the ingenuity with which the women ... View more info

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South of the Northeast Kingdom

By: Mamet, David

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NATL GEOGRAPHIC CHILDRENS:

Seller ID: 9780792269601

ISBN: 0792269608

Condition: USED


Compared to some of its New England neighbors, Vermont has seemed to long-time resident David Mamet a place of intrinsic energy and progressiveness, love and commonality. It has lived up to the old story that settlers came up the Connecticut River and turned right to get to New Hampshire and left to get to Vermont. Is Vermont's tradition of live and let live an accident of geography, the happy by-product of 200 years of national neglect, an emanation of its Scots-Irish regional character? Exploring the ways in which his decades in Vermont have shaped his character and his work, Mamet examines ... View more info

African Silences

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 10/24/2011

Seller ID: 9780679400219

ISBN: 0679400214

Condition: USED


African Silences is a powerful and sobering account of the cataclysmic depredation of the African landscape and its wildlife. In this critically acclaimed work Peter Matthiessen explores new terrain on a continent he has written about in two previous books, A Tree Where Man Was Born -- nominated for the National Book Award -- and Sand Rivers. Through his eyes we see elephants, white rhinos, gorillas, and other endangered creatures of the wild. We share the drama of the journeys themselves, including a hazardous crossing of the continent in a light plane. And along the way, we learn of the ... View more info

Snow Leopard

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 4/28/2016

Seller ID: 9780140102666

ISBN: 0140102663

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Living La Dolce Vita

By: Mautner, Raeleen D'Agostino

Price: $5.00

Publisher: SOURCEBOOK TRADE: 8/10/2011

Seller ID: 9781570719271

ISBN: 1570719276

Condition: USED


Rejuvenate your life with these zesty Italian principles.America's yearning for living life with passion and serenity is answered in simple, concrete steps and examples of how to adopt the Mediterranean dolce vita, or "sweet life."Living La Dolce Vita will help you channel "the sweet life" through: --The power of family--The art of friendship--The unabashed joy of romance--Meals that nourish both body and soul View more info

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Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home In Italy

By: Mayes, Fances

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS: 3/6/2012

Seller ID: 9780811808422

ISBN: 0811808424

Condition: USED


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 panett... View more info

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Bella Tuscany

By: Mayes, Frances

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 2/7/2014

Seller ID: 9780767902830

ISBN: 0767902831

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Bella Tuscany: My Sweet Life in Italy

By: Mayes, Frances

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BROADWAY BOOKS: 12/22/2012

Seller ID: 9780767902847

ISBN: 076790284X

Condition: USED


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. View more info

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In Tuscany

By: Mayes, Frances

Price: $8.00

Publisher: BROADWAY BOOKS: 2/26/2015

Seller ID: 9780767905350

ISBN: 0767905350

Condition: USED


From the bestselling author whose memoirs Under the Sun and Bella Tuscany have captured the voluptuousness of Italian life comes a lavishly illustrated ode to the joys of Tuscany's people, food, landscapes, and art. In Tuscany celebrates the abundant pleasures of life in Italy as it is lived at home, at festivals, feasts, restaurants and markets, in the kitchen and on the piazza, in the vineyards, fields, and olive groves. Combining all-new essays by Frances Mayes and a chapter by her husband, poet Edward Mayes, with more than 200 full-color photos by photographer Bob Krist, each of this book'... View more info

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Every Day in Tuscany: Seasons of an Italian Life

By: Mayes, Frances

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BROADWAY BOOKS: 5/2/2015

Seller ID: 9780767929837

ISBN: 0767929837

Condition: USED


In this sequel to her" New York Times" bestsellers" Under the Tuscan Sun" and" Bella Tuscany," the celebrated "bard of Tuscany" ("New York Times") lyrically chronicles her continuing, two decades-long love affair with Tuscany's people, art, cuisine, and lifestyle. Frances Mayes offers her readers a deeply personal memoir of her present-day life in Tuscany, encompassing both the changes she has experienced since" Under the Tuscan Sun" and" Bella Tuscany" appeared, and sensuous, evocative reflections on the timeless beauty and vivid pleasures of Italian life. Among the themes Mayes explores ... View more info

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Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home In Italy

By: Mayes, Frances

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BROADWAY BOOKS: 10/5/2015

Seller ID: 9780767900386

ISBN: 0767900383

Condition: USED


Frances Mayes--widely published poet, gourmet cook, and travel writer--opens the door to a wondrous new world when she buys and restores an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. In evocative language, she brings the reader along as she discovers the beauty and simplicity of life in Italy. Mayes also creates dozens of delicious seasonal recipes from her traditional kitchen and simple garden, all of which she includes in the book. Doing for Tuscany what M.F.K. Fisher and Peter Mayle did for Provence, Mayes writes about the tastes and pleasures of a foreign country with gusto ... View more info

Bella Tuscany

By: Mayes, Frances

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 10/3/2012

Seller ID: 9780965086110

ISBN: 0965086119

Condition: USED


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Year in the World, A: Journeys of a Passionate Traveller

By: Mayes, Frances

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BROADWAY BOOKS: 9/30/2015

Seller ID: 9780767910064

ISBN: 0767910060

Condition: USED


"A Year in the World" is vintage Frances Mayes--a celebration of the allure of travel, of serendipitous pleasures found in unlikely locales, of memory woven into the present, and of a joyous sense of quest. With her beloved Tuscany as a home base, Mayes travels to Spain, Portugal, France, the British Isles, and to the Mediterranean world of Turkey, Greece, the South of Italy, and North Africa. Weaving together personal perceptions and informed commentary on art, architecture, history, landscape, and social and culinary traditions, Mayes brings the immediacy of life in her temporary homes to... View more info

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Every Day in Tuscany: Seasons of an Italian Life

By: Mayes, Frances

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BROADWAY BOOKS: 8/17/2012

Seller ID: 9780767929820

ISBN: 0767929829

Condition: USED


In this sequel to her" New York Times" bestsellers" Under the Tuscan Sun" and" Bella Tuscany," the celebrated "bard of Tuscany" ("New York Times") lyrically chronicles her continuing, two decades-long love affair with Tuscany's people, art, cuisine, and lifestyle. Frances Mayes offers her readers a deeply personal memoir of her present-day life in Tuscany, encompassing both the changes she has experienced since" Under the Tuscan Sun" and" Bella Tuscany" appeared, and sensuous, evocative reflections on the timeless beauty and vivid pleasures of Italian life. Among the themes Mayes explores ... View more info

Encore Provence: New Adventures in the South of France

By: Mayle, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 4/10/2015

Seller ID: 9780965089630

ISBN: 0965089630

Condition: USED


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Year in Provence

By: Mayle, Peter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 10/27/2014

Seller ID: 9780679731146

ISBN: 0679731148

Condition: USED


National Bestseller In this witty and warm-hearted account, Peter Mayle tells what it is like to realize a long-cherished dream and actually move into a 200-year-old stone farmhouse in the remote country of the Luberon with his wife and two large dogs. He endures January's frosty mistral as it comes howling down the Rhone Valley, discovers the secrets of goat racing through the middle of town, and delights in the glorious regional cuisine. A Year in Provence transports us into all the earthy pleasures of Provencal life and lets us live vicariously at a tempo governed by seasons, not by ... View more info

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Vintage Caper

By: Mayle, Peter

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780307269010

ISBN: 0307269019

Condition: USED


Set in Hollywood, Paris, Bordeaux, and Marseille, Peter Mayle's newest and most delightful novel is filled with culinary delights, sumptuous wines, and colorful characters. It's also a lot of fun. The story begins high above Los Angeles, at the extravagant home and equally impressive wine cellar of entertainment lawyer Danny Roth. Unfortunately, after inviting the "Los Angeles Times" to write an extensive profile extolling the liquid treasures of his collection, Roth finds himself the victim of a world-class wine heist. Enter Sam Levitt, former corporate lawyer, cultivated crime expert... View more info

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Toujours Provence

By: Mayle, Peter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 10/25/2014

Seller ID: 9780679736042

ISBN: 0679736042

Condition: USED


NATIONAL BESTSELLERTaking up where his beloved "A Year in Provence" leaves off, Peter Mayle offers us another funny, beautifully (and deliciously) evocative book about life in Provence. With tales only one who lives there could know--of finding gold coins while digging in the garden, of indulging in sumptuous feasts at truck stops--and with characters introduced with great affection and wit--the gendarme fallen from grace, the summer visitors ever trying the patience of even the most genial Provencaux, the straightforward dog "Boy"--"Toujours Provence" is a heart-warming portrait of a place wh... View more info

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Marseille Caper

By: Mayle, Peter

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 2/6/2016

Seller ID: 9780307594198

ISBN: 030759419X

Condition: USED


Lovable rogue and sleuth extraordinaire Sam Levitt is back in another beguiling, as-only-Peter-Mayle-can-write-it romp through the South of France. At the end of "The Vintage Caper, "Sam had just carried off a staggering feat of derring-do in the heart of Bordeaux, infiltrating the ranks of the French elite to rescue a stolen, priceless wine collection. With the questionable legality of the adventure--and the threat of some very powerful enemies --Sam thought it'd be a while before he returned to France, especially with the charms of the beautiful Elena Morales to keep him in Los Angeles.... View more info