Two Towns in Provence

Two Towns in Provence

by M. F. K. Fisher
     
 

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This memoir of the French provincial capital of Aix-en-Provence is, as the author tells us, "my picture, my map, of a place and therefore of myself...just as much of its reality is based on my own shadows, my inventions." A vibrant and perceptive profile of the kinship between a person and a place.

A Considerable Town

M.F.K. Fisher scans the centuries to

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This memoir of the French provincial capital of Aix-en-Provence is, as the author tells us, "my picture, my map, of a place and therefore of myself...just as much of its reality is based on my own shadows, my inventions." A vibrant and perceptive profile of the kinship between a person and a place.

A Considerable Town

M.F.K. Fisher scans the centuries to reveal the ancient sources that clarify the Marseille of today and the indestructible nature of its people A delightful journey filtered through the senses of a profound writer.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307806482
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/14/2011
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
297,605
File size:
4 MB

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