French Spirits: A House, a Village, and a Love Affair in Burgundy
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BeschreibungWhen Jeffrey Greene, a prize-winning American poet, and his wife-to-be, a molecular biologist at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, discover an old stone presbytery in a lovely village in Burgundy, they know they have to live there. With an unabashed joie de vivre, they begin the arduous process of procuring their own slice of country paradise.French Spirits is the magical tale of their life as Burgundians, from their efforts to renovate their new house and furnish it with some rather suspicious "antiques" sold from the back of a van, to dealing with the charming and unusual locals who insist the Yanks are British. In lush language, Greene brings to life the neighbors and friends, countryside and cuisine, that combine to make this new home unique. A feast for the senses, French Spirits is must-reading for travelers and dreamers alike.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: HARPER COLLINS
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2003
Seitenanzahl: 304 Seiten