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A year in the world : journeys of a passionate traveller / Frances Mayes.

Mayes, Frances. (Author).
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  • 27 of 28 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 28 total copies.

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Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch 921 MAY (Text) 36880003800607 Adult Non-fiction Biographies Available -
Attica PL - Attica 914 .04 MAYES (Text) 74231000038163 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler 914.04 MAY (Text) 34044000613990 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City B MAY (Text) 76893000237591 Adult Biographies Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 914.04 MAY (Text) 33118000107398 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 914.04 MAY (Text) 34304000425278 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 914.045 MAY (Text) 33187002330435 Nonfiction - R Available -
Garrett PL - Garrett 914.04 MAY (Text) 30010170444213 Nonfiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg BIO MAYES (Text) 32826011327574 Adult Biography Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 914.04 MAY (Text) 36626102526621 Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0767910052 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780767910057 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xx, 420 pages : map ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note: Map on endpapers.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [419]-420).
Formatted Contents Note: Cupolas of Alghero -- Blood oranges : Andalucía -- Astrolabe and Cataplana : Portugal -- Spaccanapoli : split Naples -- The sun on its throne : Taormina -- Tasting the South : Italy -- Inside the color spectrum : Fez -- A paperweight for Colette : Burgundy -- From garden to garden : the British Isles -- Washed by time's waters : islands of Greece -- Bulls, poets, archangels : Crete and Mani -- Among friends : Scotland -- Aboard the Cevri Hasan : Turkey's Lycian Coast -- An armful of bougainvillea : Capri -- For example : Mantova -- Envoi: The riddle of home.
Summary, etc.: The author who captured the experience of starting a new life in Tuscany expands her horizons to immerse herself--and her readers--in the sights, aromas, and treasures of twelve new special places. This book is 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. She rents houses among ordinary residents, shops at neighborhood markets, wanders the back streets, and everywhere contemplates the concept of home. Weaving together personal perceptions and informed commentary on art, architecture, history, landscape, and social and culinary traditions of each area, Mayes brings the immediacy of life in her temporary homes to the reader.--From publisher description.
Subject: Mayes, Frances > Travel.
Travel writers > United States > Biography.

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