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The oysters of Locmariaquer

Author: Eleanor Clark
Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Oysters of Locmariaquer is the story of those oysters of northern France known to be among the best in the world. It is a vivid, objective account of how these oysters are cultivated and at the same time an excursion into the mysteries of the zoological story, into the historical background, and into the myths and legends of Brittany. At the heart of the matter are the lives of the people who make the oyster  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clark, Eleanor, 1913-1996.
Oysters of Locmariaquer.
New York, Pantheon Books [1964]
(OCoLC)595980271
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Clark
OCLC Number: 4326514
Description: 203 pages illustrations, maps 22 cm
Responsibility: Eleanor Clark, with drawings by Leonid.

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The Oysters of Locmariaquer is the story of those oysters of northern France known to be among the best in the world. It is a vivid, objective account of how these oysters are cultivated and at the same time an excursion into the mysteries of the zoological story, into the historical background, and into the myths and legends of Brittany. At the heart of the matter are the lives of the people who make the oyster growing possible.

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