Provence: Timeless Places

Provence: Timeless Places

by Alexandra Bonfante-Warren
     
 

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Bordered by the Mediterranean to the South, Alpine chains to the east and northeast, and the Rhone on the West, Provence has been home to popes and peasants, kings and queens, saints and sinners, and writers, painters, and artists of every description. With luscious full-color photographs and a sensual, captivating text, here is a celebration of the bewitching Proven&…  See more details below

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Bordered by the Mediterranean to the South, Alpine chains to the east and northeast, and the Rhone on the West, Provence has been home to popes and peasants, kings and queens, saints and sinners, and writers, painters, and artists of every description. With luscious full-color photographs and a sensual, captivating text, here is a celebration of the bewitching Provençal way of life, where food and family form the basis of countless customs. Just feast on the images: they'll draw you inside and make you feel as if you're strolling down Provence's ancient streets, along its coast, and through its diverse, breathtaking countryside. All the colors and flavors in the marketplace seem to pop out, and pictures show the handicrafts, the old palaces, the seasonal festivals, and the unique geological formations of the land. Completely unforgettable.

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ISBN-13:
9781586638818
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
12/01/2002
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.57(d)

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