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The garden of the world

Author: Lawrence Coates
Publisher: Reno : University of Nevada Press, ©2012.
Series: West word fiction series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"California's Santa Clara Valley was once home to a vigorous wine industry. The Garden of the World is the tale of a pioneer winemaking family headed by Paul Tourneau, a fiercely ambitious vintner determined to make the finest wines in California. His plans are disrupted by a phylloxera epidemic at the beginning of the twentieth century, the trials of national Prohibition, and the bitter alienation of his older son.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Coates, Lawrence, 1956-
Garden of the world.
Reno : University of Nevada Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011039043
(OCoLC)756837027
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Coates
ISBN: 9780874178777 0874178770
OCLC Number: 781779641
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 201 pages).
Series Title: West word fiction series.
Responsibility: Lawrence Coates.

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