In Tuscany

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Crown Publishing Group (NY)
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8.28 X 10.23 X 1.05 inches | 2.73 pounds

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About the Author
Frances Mayes is the author of 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. Other international bestsellers include: Bella Tuscany, Everyday in Tuscany, A Year in the World, and three illustrated books: In Tuscany, Bringing Tuscany Home, and The Tuscan Sun Cookbook. She is also the author of two novels, Swan and Women in Sunlight. She has written six books of poetry and The Discovery of Poetry. The most recent books are See You in the Piazza and Always Italy. Her books have been translated into more than fifty languages.

Bob Krist is the author of Spirit of Place: The Art of the Traveling Photographer. His international photography has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian, Islands, and many other publications. A contributing editor at National Geographic Traveler and Popular Photography, he lives in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
"Tuscany may have found its own bard in Frances Mayes."--The New York Times

"Irresistable . . . A senuous book for a sensuous countryside."--Minneapolis Star-Tribune

"An intense celebration of what she calls 'the voluptuousness of Italian life' . . . Appealing and very vivid . . . [The] book seems like the kind of thing you'd tuck into a picnic basket on an August day . . . or better yet, keep handy on the bedside table in the depths of January."--The New York Times Book Review

"A love letter to Italy written in precise and passionate language of near-poetic density . . . Maye's sequel offers something different, even richer and more complex, than her first account of life in Tuscany. . . . This is a book to treasure, as the author so clearly treasures the life she engraves on our hearts."--Newsday

"Frances Mayes is, before all else, a wonderful writer. . . . She never loses sight of the fact that millenniums-old Tuscany, with its immemorial customs and folksways, is not to be domesticated or made familiar. Her Italy remains intransigently foreign, exotic, a continuing revelation of strangeness and unexpected beauties."--Chicago Tribune