Under The Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy, Frances Mayes, 1997 first Broadway Books edition, softback, very good condition; stock image - front cover.
Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy is a 1996 memoir by American author Frances Mayes. It was adapted by director Audrey Wells for the 2003 film Under the Tuscan Sun. The book was a New York Times bestseller for more than two and a half years, and was a New York Times Notable Book of 1997. It includes several chapters of recipes, and describes how she bought and restored an abandoned villa in the Tuscan countryside.
"What are you growing here?" The upholsterer lugs an armchair up the walkway to the house but his quick eyes are on the land. "Olives and grapes," I answer. "Of course, olives and grapes, but what else?"