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Mayes, Frances

Overview
Works: 150 works in 844 publications in 20 languages and 28,156 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Fiction  Travel writing  Drama  Biographies  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Film adaptations  Romance films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Editor, Signer
Classifications: DG734.23, 945.5
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Women in sunlight : a novel by Frances Mayes( Book )

17 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kit Raine, an American writer living in Tuscany, is working on a biography of a friend. Her work is interrupted by the arrival of Julia, Camille, and Susan, all of whom have launched a recent and spontaneous friendship. Susan, the most adventurous of the three, has enticed them to subvert expectations of staid retirement by taking a lease on a big, beautiful house in Tuscany. Though novices in a foreign culture, their renewed sense of adventure imbues each of them with a gusto for life, and a fierce determination to thrive--which will have drastic and unforeseeable results. --
Swan : a novel by Frances Mayes( Book )

46 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the body of her mother, a suicide nineteen years earlier, is mysteriously exhumed, Ginger Mason returns to her small Georgia hometown and is reunited with her reclusive brother as dark secrets about their family begin to surface
Bringing Tuscany home : sensuous style from the heart of Italy by Frances Mayes( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shares the essential elements and principles of the Tuscan lifestyle and furnishes suggestions, ideas, and creative projects designed to bring the spirit of Tuscany into one's own home
The discovery of poetry : a field guide to reading and writing poems by Frances Mayes( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with basic terminology and techniques, Mayes shows how focusing on one aspect of a poem can help you to better understand, appreciate, and enjoy the reading and writing experience
The Tuscan sun cookbook : recipes from our Italian kitchen by Frances Mayes( Book )

9 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In all of Frances Mayes's bestselling memoirs about Tuscany, food plays a starring role. This cuisine transports, comforts, entices, and speaks to the friendly, genuine, and improvisational spirit of Tuscan life. Both cooking and eating in Tuscany are natural pleasures. Now Frances and her husband, Ed, share recipes that they have enjoyed over the years as honorary Tuscans: dishes prepared in a simple, traditional kitchen using robust, honest ingredients
Women in sunlight by Frances Mayes( Recording )

18 editions published in 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three American women, new friends, all older single women, have taken a lease on a stone manse in Tuscany. They are escaping, reinventing, and reevaluating the fates expected of them as aging women in America. They are novices in a foreign culture, figuring out the day to day, but what they share is a gusto for life and a sturdy if indefinite determination to thrive. Released from their former lives, encouraging each other, and finding a lot of 'why not' courage, each woman becomes more than she'd dreamed she'd be
Under the Tuscan sun : at home in Italy by Frances Mayes( Book )

88 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayes, a poet, gourmet cook, and travel writer, tells how she bought and restored an abandoned villa in Tuscany
See you in the Piazza : new places to discover in Italy by Frances Mayes( Recording )

9 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco: these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings. In See you in the Piazza, Frances Mayes introduces us to the Italy only the locals know, as she and her husband, Ed, eat and drink their way through all twenty regions--from Friuli to Sicily. Along the way, she seeks out the cultural and historic gems not found in traditional guidebooks
The best American travel writing 2002( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a wide-ranging anthology of the finest travel writing published over the past year, selected from a wide variety of magazines, newspapers, and websites and encompassing articles and essays on adventures and locales around the world
The discovery of poetry by Frances Mayes( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the Tuscan sun : at home in Italy by Frances Mayes( Recording )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poet and author Frances Mayes shares the life she lived and the many people she interacted with in her memoirs of time spent in Italy
Every day in Tuscany : seasons of an Italian life by Frances Mayes( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

& Quot;In this sequel to her New York Times bestsellers Under the Tuscan Sun and Bella Tuscany, the celebrated "bard of Tuscany" (New York Times) Frances Mayes lyrically chronicles her continuing, two decades-long love affair with people of Tuscany, art, cuisine, and lifestyle"--Jacket
Bella Tuscany : the sweet life in Italy by Frances Mayes( Book )

53 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frances Mayes forsætter sin beretninger om livet i Italien, hun tager på udflugter til Sardinien, Venedig og rundt om borgbyerne omkring Largo Trasimeno. Mad og vin er også vigtige indslag i hverdagen og vi indvies i forfatterens egne opskrifter
The arts of fire by Frances Mayes( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After such pleasures by Frances Mayes( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een huis in Toscane by Frances Mayes( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in Dutch and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Door de aankoop en restauratie van haar huis en tuin te beschrijven brengt de schrijfster de lezer in contact met het Toscaanse levensritme
Under the Tuscan sun by Blue Gardenia( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco writer Frances Mayes is in a funk when a friend offers her ten days in Tuscany. Not wanting to go, Frances eventually summons up the courage. Once in Tuscany she buys a run-down villa and plunges herself into life-changing adventures and romance
Swan : a novel by Frances Mayes( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the body of her mother is mysteriously exhumed, Ginger and her brother grapple with the profound effects of their mother's life and death on their own lives
A year in the world : journeys of a passionate traveller by Frances Mayes( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Amerikaanse schrijfster vertelt over haar reizen in onder meer Andalusië, Portugal, Italië, Marokko, Groot-Brittannië, Griekenland, Schotland, Marokko en Turkije
January 6, quarter of four by Frances Mayes( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Swan : a novel
Covers
Bringing Tuscany home : sensuous style from the heart of ItalyThe discovery of poetry : a field guide to reading and writing poemsUnder the Tuscan sun : at home in ItalyThe best American travel writing 2002The discovery of poetryUnder the Tuscan sun : at home in ItalyEvery day in Tuscany : seasons of an Italian lifeBella Tuscany : the sweet life in Italy
Alternative Names
Frances Mayes Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Frances Mayes insegnante, poetessa e scrittrice statunitense

Frances Mayes US-amerikanische Professorin, Schriftstellerin

Mays, Franses 1940-

Māyz, Frānsīs 1940-

Meja, Frānsisa

Meja, Frānsisa, 1940-

Мэйес, Фрэнсис

Франсис Мейс

מאייס, פרנסס

מאייס, פרנסס. קרייסט, בוב. גינצבורג־הירש, עדי

فرانسيس مايز، 1941-

메이어스, 프랜시스 1940-

フランシス・メイズ

メイズ, フランシス

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