My French Life

My French Life Cover

My French Life

By Vicki Archer; Carla Coulson (Photographer)

Viking Studio, Hardcover, 9780670018772, 228pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2007

A beautifully photographed romantic book about French style and culture?and making a new home in Provence
In 1999, Vicki Archer, with her husband and three children, made a lifelong dream a reality when she bought a seventeenth-century property in Saint-Remy-de-Provence. She spent three years lovingly restoring the farmhouse, bringing back to life the abandoned apple and pear orchards, and planting an olive grove of more than two thousand trees. In "My French Life," Vicki shares an insider's view of life in France? from its landscapes, delicious food, and scents to its charming people. And she offers an intimate portrait of what it's like to adopt a new home on the other side of the globe. It's a personal tale of taking risks, facing challenges, and the joyous experience of falling in love with all things French.
With lavish four-color photography that captures the essence of French style, "My French Life" is a book to cherish. It is the perfect gift for the holidays.

About the Author
Vicki Archer was raised in Sydney, Australia. Her first overseas trip at the age of ten sparked her passion for travel and adventure. In the last twenty years she has traveled extensively throughout France. Since 2000, she has lived in London and Provence with her husband and three children.