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My twenty-five years in Provence : reflections on then and now / Peter Mayle.

Mayle, Peter, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Public Library System. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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Easton Main Library 944.9 M469m (Text) 31901004258473 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Albright Memorial Library 944.9084 MAYLE (Text) 50686015358414 Stacks Available -
Allentown Public Library 944.9 MAYL (Text) 34455006451708 New Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Bethlehem Main Library 944.908 (Text) 33062009016933 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Emmaus Public Library 944.908 MAYL (Text) 36446001964868 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Huntingdon County Library NF 944.908 MAY (Text) 30298100511553 Nonfiction Available -
Parkland Community Library 944.9084 MAY (Text) 34422007079698 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Southern Lehigh Public Library 944.9084 MAY (Text) 30044100783887 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
  This item was purchased in honor of Gerald & Patricia Mack for their donation to the Southern Lehigh Public Library Helping Hands Campaign 2018-2019.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780451494528
  • ISBN: 0451494520
  • Physical Description: vi, 179 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
A "Borzoi" Book.
Formatted Contents Note:
Early days -- Home sweet home -- Getting closer -- Second impressions -- La politesse française -- Learning French, inch by inch -- Dinner at the Élysée Palace -- Nostalgia is not always what it used to be -- The weather is here, wish you were beautiful -- A midsummer night's treat -- Lunch break -- Read all about it -- A good place to be ill -- The pulse of the village -- Snapshots -- The weather forecast: more to come -- Blind luck -- Summer invasion, autumn exodus -- Hollywood comes to Provence -- Signs of summer -- A gift from Napoleon -- Then and now.
Summary, etc.:
"The beloved author Peter Mayle, champion of all things Provence, here in a final volume of all new writing, offers vivid recollections from his twenty-five years in the South of France--lessons learned, culinary delights enjoyed, and changes observed. Twenty-five years ago, Peter Mayle and his wife, Jennie, were rained out of a planned two weeks on the Cô̂te d'Azur. In search of sunlight, they set off for Aix-en-Provence; enchanted by the world and life they found there, they soon decided to uproot their lives in England and settle in Provence. They have never looked back. As Mayle tells us, a cup of cafe might now cost three euros--but that price still buys you a front-row seat to the charming and indelible parade of village life. After the coffee, you might drive to see a lavender field that has bloomed every year for centuries, or stroll through the ancient history that coexists alongside Marseille's metropolitan bustle. Modern life may have seeped into sleepy Provence, but its magic remains. With his signature warmth, wit, and humor--and twenty-five years of experience--Peter Mayle is a one-of-a-kind guide to the continuing appeal of Provence. This thoughtful, vivid exploration of life well-lived, à la Provence, will charm longtime fans and a new generation of readers alike"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Mayle, Peter > Homes and haunts > France > Provence.
Provence (France) > Social life and customs.
Provence (France) > Description and travel.

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