Search - List of Books by Ferenc Mate

Ferenc Máté (born 1945 in Hungary) escaped Hungary after the revolution with his mother to Vancouver, British Columbia. He has lived in British Columbia, California, New York, Paris, and Rome, and now resides on a wine estate in Tuscany with his wife, painter and winemaker Candace Máté, and their son, Peter. For much of their first twenty years together, Máté and his wife lived on sailboats, traveling the world, photographing and occasionally publishing books and calendars on sailboats. His first book, From a Bare Hull, 1970, is still considered one of the best books on boat-building ever written. In addition to sailing books, Máté has written a memoir about adjusting to Italian life, an international bestsellerThe Hills of Tuscany, and a book-length essay on the environmental impact of the excesses of modern lifestyles, A Reasonable Life. His first novel, Ghost Sea (W. W. Norton, 2006) is the first of a series of anthropological thrillers involving an outlaw sea captain, Dugger. He is now writing the next volume, Sea of Lost Dreams, set in Tahiti. In 2007, he published A Vineyard in Tuscany, which tells the Máté's story of renovating a 13th century house and starting a now world-renowned winery.

His newest book, The Wisdom of Tuscany: Simplicity, Security and the Good Life...Making the Tuscan Lifestyle Your Own (W.W. Norton & Company; October 20, 2009) examines our chaotic, crises-driven society and offers the best alternatives based on centuries-old Tuscan tradition. Máté emphasizes the importance of small communities, independence, closeness to nature, and cuisine as important factors in a healthy and happy lifestyle.

Books By Ferenc Máté   more �

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Total Books: 40
A Real Life Restoring What Matters Family Good Friends and a True Community
Um Vinhedo Na Toscana Una Passione Italiana
2010 - Um VInhedo Na Toscana Una Passione Italiana [Em Portugues do Brasil] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788598903224
ISBN-10: 8598903221

A Vineyard in Tuscany A Wine Lover's Dream
2008 - A VIneyard in Tuscany a Wine Lover's Dream (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780920256589
ISBN-10: 0920256589
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Reference, Travel
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

A Vineyard in Tuscany
2007 - A VIneyard in Tuscany (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780920256565
ISBN-10: 0920256562
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

The Seven Seas 2008 The Sailor's Calendar
2007 - The Seven Seas 2008 the Sailor's Calendar (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780920256527
ISBN-10: 092025652X
Genre: Sports & Outdoors

A New England Autumn
2007 - A New England Autumn (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780920256558
ISBN-10: 0920256554
Genres: Arts & Photography, Travel

Ghost Sea A Novel
2007 - Ghost Sea a Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780920256510
ISBN-10: 0920256511
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Tuscany Wandering the Back Roads Vol 1
2004 - Tuscany Wandering the Back Roads Vol 1 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781888899122
ISBN-10: 1888899123
Genres: History, Reference, Travel

The Seven Seas Calendar 2005
2004 - The Seven Seas Calendar 2005 (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780920256466
ISBN-10: 0920256465

The World's Best Sailboats Volume 2
2003 - The World's Best Sailboats Volume 2 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780920256442
ISBN-10: 0920256449
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Nonfiction

Best Boats to Build or Buy
2002 - Best Boats to Build or Buy (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780920256244
ISBN-10: 0920256244
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Nonfiction

Die Hgel der Toskana Mein neues Leben in einem alten Land
2002 - Die Hgel Der Toskana Mein Neues Leben in Einem Alten Land (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783453199408
ISBN-10: 3453199405

From A Bare Hull  How To Build A Sailboat
2000 - From a Bare Hull How to Build a Sailboat (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780920256312
ISBN-10: 0920256317
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Nonfiction

A Reasonable Life Toward a Simpler Secure More Humane Existence
The Hills of Tuscany
1999 - The Hills of Tuscany (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780385334419
ISBN-10: 0385334419
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

The Hills of Tuscany A New Life in an Old Land
1999 - The Hills of Tuscany a New Life in an Old Land [G K Hall Large Print Nonfiction Series] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780783887425
ISBN-10: 0783887426
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel

The Hills of Tuscany A New Home in an Old Land
1998 - The Hills of Tuscany a New Home in an Old Land (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780002258852
ISBN-10: 0002258854

The World's Best Sailboats A Survey
1995 - The World's Best Sailboats a Survey (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780920256114
ISBN-10: 0920256112
Genre: Sports & Outdoors

The Finely Fitted Yacht The Boat Improvement Manual Volumes 1 and 2
1989 - Autumn [Albatross] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780920256176
ISBN-10: 0920256171
Genre: Arts & Photography

Shipshape The Art of Sailboat Maintenance
1900 - La Sabiduria De La Toscana [9788432209291] (Other)
Waterhouses [The Romantic Alternative] (Hardcover)