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Vicki Archer Vicki Archer i(A112292 works by)
Born: Established: Hobart, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania, ;
Gender: Female
Expatriate assertion
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'Vicki Archer was born in Hobart and raised in Sydney. Her first overseas trip at the age of ten sparked a passion for travel and adventure that has never ceased. In the last twenty years she has travelled extensively throughout France and become enamoured with the French way of life. Since 2000 Vicki has lived between London and Provence with her husband and three children.' (Penguin website http://penguin.com.au/default.cfm)

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y separately published work icon My French Life Camberwell : Lantern , 2006 Z1455151 2006 single work autobiography travel

'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 2000 trees. In My French Life Vicki shares an insider's view of life in France, telling her personal tale of taking risks, facing challenges and falling in love with all things French. Intertwined with Vicki's words are lavish photographs by Carla Coulson, which reveal the essence of instinctive French style.' (Publication summary)

2007 winner Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Illustrated Book of the Year
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