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A Year in Provence (Provence #1)
by Peter Mayle

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A Year in Provence (Provence #1) by Peter Mayle Overview

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 Lubéron with his wife and two large dogs. He endures January's frosty mistral as it comes howling down the Rhône Valley, discovers the secrets of goat racing throug 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 Lubéron with his wife and two large dogs. He endures January's frosty mistral as it comes howling down the Rhône 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 Provençal life and lets us live vicariously at a tempo governed by seasons, not by days.

Peter Mayle

About A Year in Provence (Provence #1) Description

Peter Mayle (born June 14, 1939 in Brighton) was a British author famous for his series of books detailing life in Provence, France. He spent fifteen years in advertising before leaving the business in 1975 to write educational books, including a series on sex education for children and young people. In 1989, A Year in Provence was published and became an international bestseller. His books have b

Data Book A Year in Provence (Provence #1)

Original Title A Year in Provence ISBN 0679731148 (ISBN13: 9780679731146 ) Edition Language English Series Provence #1 Literary Awards Prix des libraires du Québec for Lauréats hors Québec (1995) (74)