House among Vines

House among Vines

by Marguerite Smith
     
 


In the mid-1970s, an old farmhouse tucked away in one of the most rural corners of Aquitaine became the author's bolthole. The silence of the ancient house was both awesome and magical, transforming her life. She helped her peasant farmer neighbors, tangled with the testy village shopkeeper, helped deliver a calf, and listened to village gossip in the lively… See more details below

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In the mid-1970s, an old farmhouse tucked away in one of the most rural corners of Aquitaine became the author's bolthole. The silence of the ancient house was both awesome and magical, transforming her life. She helped her peasant farmer neighbors, tangled with the testy village shopkeeper, helped deliver a calf, and listened to village gossip in the lively ambience of Fanny's cafe. Comedy and tragedy, mystery and drama are never far off in this superbly written account which abounds with gentle humor and compassion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780708938553
Publisher:
Ulverscroft Large Print Books, Ltd.
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Series:
Ulverscroft Large Print Ser.
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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