Dixon Long - Markets of Provence (Corte Madera)

Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 4:00pm

For curious travelers and foodies, essential and curated information on how to enjoy Provence's most charming markets and towns. Included in Markets of Provence are: indispensable advice on timing, navigation, negotiation and payment; tips on etiquette while surveying vendors' produce; and even some language lessons to help you brush up on your essential française. Complete with restaurant recommendations and other useful tips, this book will help you get the most out of the experience. Supplemented with beautiful full-color photographs and color-coded maps, Markets of Provence is a must-have for every traveler.

 Before moving to the Bay area in 1990, Dixon Long was professor of Political Science and dean of Western Reserve College at Case Western Reserve University. His account of sailing around the world with two friends, Westward Home, was published by Carpenter Reserve Printing Company in 1979. His first novel, Brothers, was published in 2001 by Creative Arts Book Company, Berkeley. His short stories have appeared in several small literary magazines. Part of his novella, Weekend in the Luberon, was published in ZYZZYVA 76, Spring 2006.

Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925
Markets of Provence: Food, Antiques, Crafts, and More Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250051271
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 3rd, 2016

Provence, France, is justly famous for its dazzling light, vibrant colors, rich history, and flavorful foods and wines. And its markets have been the beating heart of Provencal life since the Middle Ages. In Markets of Provence, Marjorie R. Williams whisks you away to 30 of the best.