Fifteen years ago, Patricia Atkinson came to rural France as an outsider hoping to put down roots. But her dream turned to tragedy as her husband James became ill and left her. It was then she realized that the small vineyard they had bought together was her sole means of support. As she described in her bestselling The Ripening Sun, in the years that followed she did eventually achieve a dream, but one far removed from the one she first imagined. She learned to live off the land, joining in a French rural tradition that ...

La Belle Saison 2005, Century

ISBN-13: 9781844136001