A Year in Provence
Peter Mayle (Author)
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DescriptionPeter Mayle's account of his first year in Provence describes anything from the local cuisine, hilarious tips for wooing fickle French contractors, handicapping goat races, enduring winter's icy mistral and much more. A NYT Bestseller for three years!
June 04, 1991
5.22 X 8.12 X 0.6 inches | 0.52 pounds
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About the Author
Peter Mayle is the author of fifteen books, nine of them novels, including the beloved bestseller A Year in Provence. A recipient of the Légion d'Honneur from the French government for his cultural contributions, he lived in Provence with his wife, Jennie, for more than twenty-five years. Mayle died in 2018.
"Delightful." --The Washington Post
"Get a glass of marc, lean back in your most comfortable chair, and spend a delicious year in Provence." --George Lang
"Engaging, funny and richly appreciative." --The New York Times Book Review
"Stylish, witty, delightfully readable." --The Sunday Times (London)
"Fascinating." --Christian Science Monitor
"I really loved this book." --Julia Child