Two Towns in Provence: Map of Another Town and a Considerable Town

Two Towns in Provence: Map of Another Town and a Considerable Town

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

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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.

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"She is a national treasure." — Jean Strouse, Newsweek

Two Towns in Provence brings together M.F.K. Fisher's classic and unforgettable portraits of Aix-en-Provence and Marseille.

Map of Another Town

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394716312
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/28/1983
Pages:
504
Sales rank:
561,216
Product dimensions:
5.19(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.09(d)

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