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Under magnolia : a southern memoir

Autore: Frances Mayes
Editore: New York : Crown Publishers, [2014] ©2014
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Biography : English : First editionVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region's powerful influence on her life. The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, including Under the Tuscan Sun and Every Day in Tuscany, Frances Mayes revisits the turning points that defined her early years in Fitzgerald, Georgia. With her signature style and grace, Mayes
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Genere/forma: Biography
Persona incaricata: Frances Mayes; Frances Mayes
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Frances Mayes
ISBN: 9780307885913 0307885917
Numero OCLC: 852457476
Descrizione: xxxiii, 293 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contenuti: Preface: A grape leaf from Faulkner's arbor --
Looking toward home --
Be my lights --
Under magnolia. A silver globe in the garden ; Talking back ; Coloring ; Islands in summer ; Watering ; Namesake ; Riddles and tricks ; Whatever was hidden ; Frankye: a white tucked-chiffon crystal-beaded dress ; Ten thousand rules to live by ; The walking rain ; To Florida ; The last wedding --
Coda: Life along the Eno.
Responsabilità: Frances Mayes.

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"A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region's powerful influence on her life. The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, including Under the Tuscan Sun and Every Day in Tuscany, Frances Mayes revisits the turning points that defined her early years in Fitzgerald, Georgia. With her signature style and grace, Mayes explores the power of landscape, the idea of home, and the lasting force of a chaotic and loving family. From her years as a spirited, secretive child, through her university studies--a period of exquisite freedom that imbued her with a profound appreciation of friendship and a love of travel--to her escape to a new life in California, Mayes exuberantly recreates the intense relationships of her past, recounting the bitter and sweet stories of her complicated family: her beautiful yet fragile mother, Frankye; her unpredictable father, Garbert; Daddy Jack, whose life Garbert saved; grandmother Mother Mayes; and the family maid, Frances's confidant Willie Bell. Under Magnolia is a searingly honest, humorous, and moving ode to family and place, and a thoughtful meditation on the ways they define us, or cause us to define ourselves. With acute sensory language, Mayes relishes the sweetness of the South, the smells and tastes at her family table, the fragrance of her hometown trees, and writes an unforgettable story of a girl whose perspicacity and dawning self-knowledge lead her out of the South and into the rest of the world, and then to a profound return home"--

"A memoir of author Frances Mayes's coming of age in the Deep South, and of the region's powerful influence on her life. Mayes delves into the power of landscape, the idea of home, and the force of a chaotic and loving family"--

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