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An entertaining and informative resource on Provence includes more than two hundred alphabetically organized entries on such wide ranging subject matter as architecture, expatriates, Aix-en-Provence, Provençal linguistic oddities, local legends and lore, and the origins of "La Marseillaise," along with local ephemera, ads, photos, and tourist brochures. 150,000 first printing.
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"Mayle's affection for lavender fields and languid lunched continues unabated-and so does his influence."
Peter Mayle is the author of eleven books on Provence. Recently he was awarded the Légion d’Honneur by the French government. He lives with his wife in Provence.
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Book Description AlfredKnopf, NewYork, 2006. Hard Cover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition Stated. Crisp, BRAND NEW book which has clearly not been read. There are no defects -- no remainder marks and no price-clipping. The text offers170 entries by Peter Mayle on architecture, the local patois, the Provencal character, food and wine of course, lavender, truffles, olives, melons, art. and more. The book measures 6-1.4" x 8-1/4" and has 286 pages. Seller Inventory # 30275
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Book Description Knopf, 2006. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 1400044421