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A year in the world [LP] : journeys of a passionate traveler

by Mayes, Frances.

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Item Description: Originally published: New York : Broadway Books, 2006.
Physical Description: 704 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN: 0739325922
Author Notes: A native of Georgia, Frances Mayes received a B.A. from the University of Florida and an M.A. from San Francisco State University. She is a creative writing professor at San Francisco State University.

Mayes' memoir "Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy," about buying and restoring an abandoned villa in Cortona, was a national best seller in 1996. It became the basis of a feature film of the same name in 2003 starring Diane Lane.

In addition her travel writing, Frances Mayes is the author of six books of poetry and is a respected essayist and gourmet cook. Frances' title Under Magnolia is a 2015 New York Times bestseller.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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