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FRANCES MAYES is the author of four books about Tuscany. 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. It was followed by Bella Tuscany and two illustrated books, In Tuscany and Bringing Tuscany Home. She is also the author of the novel, Swan, six books of poetry, and The Discovery of Poetry. Her books have been translated into more than twenty languages.

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Bella Tuscany
The Sweet Life in Italy
Written by Frances Mayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: April 4, 2000
Price: $15.00

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Bella Tuscany

Written by Frances Mayes


Format: eBook
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: August 5, 2003
Price: $13.99

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Bringing Tuscany Home
Sensuous Style From the Heart of Italy
Written by Frances Mayes and Edward Mayes
Photographed by Steven Rothfeld


Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
On Sale: October 5, 2004
Price: $34.95

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Also available as an abridged audiobook download.

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Every Day in Tuscany
Seasons of an Italian Life
Written by Frances Mayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $15.00

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

Every Day in Tuscany
Seasons of an Italian Life
Written by Frances Mayes


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $13.99

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Every Day in Tuscany
Seasons of an Italian Life
Written by Frances Mayes


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $25.00

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

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In Tuscany

Written by Frances Mayes


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 31, 2000
Price: $35.00

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.

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Swan
A Novel from the author of Under the Tuscan Sun
Written by Frances Mayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: August 26, 2003
Price: $13.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Swan
A Novel
Written by Frances Mayes


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 8, 2002
Price: $9.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

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The Tuscan Sun Cookbook
Recipes from Our Italian Kitchen
Written by Frances Mayes and Edward Mayes


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $29.99

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Also available as an eBook.

The Tuscan Sun Cookbook
Recipes from Our Italian Kitchen
Written by Frances Mayes and Edward Mayes


Format: eBook
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $15.99

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Also available as a hardcover.


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March 31, 2015
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Under Magnolia
A Southern Memoir
Written by Frances Mayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $15.00

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Under Magnolia
A Southern Memoir
Written by Frances Mayes


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $26.00

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Under Magnolia
A Southern Memoir
Written by Frances Mayes


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $12.99

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Under the Tuscan Sun

Written by Frances Mayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 2, 1997
Price: $15.00

Frances Mayes entered a wondrous new world when she began restoring an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. There were unexpected treasures at every turn: faded frescos beneath the whitewash in her dining room, a vineyard under wildly overgrown brambles in the garden, and, in the nearby hill towns, vibrant... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Under the Tuscan Sun

Written by Frances Mayes


Format: eBook
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: August 26, 2003
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

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A Year in the World
Journeys of A Passionate Traveller
Written by Frances Mayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $15.00

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A Year in the World
Journeys of A Passionate Traveller
Written by Frances Mayes


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: March 14, 2006
Price: $11.99

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