Provence A-Z

A Francophile's Essential Handbook
Author(s): Peter Mayle
Genre: Travel
Original Publish Date: Sep 23, 2009
Product Number: EB00170564
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307489852
Publisher: Vintage
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The ultimate "dictionary" for lovers of Provence: Peter Mayle's personal selection of the foods, customs and words he finds most fascinating, curious, delicious, or just plain fun. Though organized from A to Z, this is hardly a conventional work of reference. In more than 170 entries, Peter Mayle—bestselling author of A Year in Provence—writes about subjects as wide-ranging as architecture and zingue-zingue-zoun (in the local patois, a word meant to describe the sound of a violin). And, of course, he writes about food and drink: vin rosE, truffles, olives, melons, bouillabaisse, the cheese that killed a Roman emperor, even a cure for indigestion. Provence A-Z is a delight for Peter Mayle's ever-growing audience and the perfect complement to any guidebook on Provence, or, for that matter, France.

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Author(s): Peter Mayle
Narrator(s): John Lee
Genre: Travel, Humor
Product Number Z100011207
Released: Nov 07, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780739349298