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December (SECOND DATE) - World Book #12 - A Year in Provence, by Peter Mayle

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Rounding out the first year of our trip around the world, I thought we'd stop in the sunny region of Provence, France, to give us something to dream about during the New Jersey winter.

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In this witty and warm-hearted account, Peter Mayle tells what it is like to realize a long-cherished dream and actually move into a 200-year-old stone farmhouse in the remote country of the Lubéron with his wife and two large dogs. He endures January's frosty mistral as it comes howling down the Rhône Valley, discovers the secrets of goat racing through the middle of town, and delights in the glorious regional cuisine. A Year in Provence transports us into all the earthy pleasures of Provençal life and lets us live vicariously at a tempo governed by seasons, not by days.