Dreaming of Tuscany

Dreaming of Tuscany

Where to Find the Best There Is : Perfect Hilltowns, Splendid Palazzos, Rustic Farmhouses, Glorious Gardens, Authentic Cuisine, Great Wines, Intriguing Shops, Astounding Art, Luxurious Hotels, Hidden Discoveries

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Random House, Inc.
No country inspires as much fascination as Italy, and no region in Italy inspires as much adoration as Tuscany—for its interior design, art and architecture, fashion, artisans and crafts, food and wine. In Dreaming of Tuscany you'll experience the essence of a place that dreams are made of, ensuring you'll get the most out of your experience. Sharing her recommendations of favorite insider places and word-of-mouth gems, best-selling lifestyle author Barbara Milo Ohrbach acts as a guide to food markets, exquisite shops, overflowing antiques markets, not to mention cooking courses, outdoor painting classes, ancient palazzos and small museums. And you can live like a Tuscan once you return home, with this book providing sources for everything from luscious bed linens to peppery olive oil. Dreaming of Tuscany is illustrated with three hundred sumptuous images by photographer Simon Upton. Don't dream of visiting Tuscany without first reading this book.

Baker & Taylor
A tribute to the lifestyle and unique qualities of Tuscany is a photographic celebration of its art, architecture, fashion, and foods, in an insider's tour that makes visitor recommendations for some of the region's most culturally rich markets, museums, and instructional classes. 20,000 first printing.

Book News
Barbara Orbach shares her favorite haunts in Tuscany. The volume is richly illustrated throughout with color photographs by Simon Upton, with many given a full page. Eight chapters are devoted to such topics as interiors, food, artisans, and the city of Florence. Orbach is the author of 20 lifestyle books on antiques, flowers, fragrance, and entertaining. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, c2007
ISBN: 9780847828562
Branch Call Number: 914.55 OHR
Characteristics: 223 p. :,col. ill., col. map ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ohrbach, Mel
Upton, Simon


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