Book ‘A Place in the World’ by Frances Mayes

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Finding the Meaning of Home
A lyrical and evocative collection of personal stories from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun, in which the queen of wanderlust reflects on the comforts of home. “A soulful meditation on ‘what home means, how it hooks the past and pushes into the future’... spellbinding.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review). Though Frances Mayes is known for her travels, she has always sought a sense of home wherever she goes. In this poetic testament to the power of place in our lives, Mayes reflects on the idea of home, from the earliest imprint of four walls to the startling discoveries of feeling the strange ease of homes abroad, friends’ homes, and even momentary homes that spark desires for other lives...
Publisher: Crown (August 23, 2022)  Pages: 304 pages  ISBN-10: 0593443330  ISBN-13:  978-0593443330  ASIN:‎ B09PMJFB49

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Author’s biography: Frances Mayes is the author of the classic Under the Tuscan Sun, which was a New York Times bestseller for more than two and a half years and became a movie starring Diane Lane. Her other international bestsellers include Bella Tuscany, Every Day in Tuscany, A Year in the World, and three illustrated books: In Tuscany, Bringing Tuscany Home, and The Tuscan Sun Cookbook. Mayes is also the author of two novels, Swan and Women in Sunlight, six books of poetry, and The Discovery of Poetry. Her most recent books are See You in the Piazza and Always Italy. Frances Mayes’s writing has been translated into more than fifty languages.