A Place in the World by Frances Mayes, Read by Cassandra Campbell
Revisit Tuscany and Discover the Comforts of Home
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Cassandra Campbell’s melodious tone and deliberately paced delivery seem created for the figurative language and poetic lilt of this audiobook, A Place in the World. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff talk about catching up with Frances Mayes, who first delighted readers with her tales of making a home in Italy in Under the Tuscan Sun. Mayes’s memories range from her southern roots to her passion for restoration, and an appreciation of her Italian hill town where her now-famed villa sits. Campbell’s eloquent intonation suits Mayes’s musings on place, home, and family.