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A summer in Gascony : discovering the other south of France

Author: Martin Calder
Publisher: London ; Boston : Nicholas Brealey Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With charm and gentle humor, Martin Calder describes one extraordinary summer spent working on a family farm in a remote hilltop village on southwest France's Gascony coast. A Summer in Gascony is a tale of village festivals, dusty roads, and sun-baked wine country, all dotted with lively and colorful characters. It evokes the spirit of a place, all told in sensuous detail by a man who understands the Gascon way of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Travel writing
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Calder
ISBN: 9781857885064 1857885066 9781857885316 1857885317
OCLC Number: 174131228
Description: viii, 244 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Martin Calder.
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Entrancing... the reader soaks up Gascony like a thirsty vine. -- Kevin Gale, France Bookshop Martin Calder has managed to capture the flavour of Gascony. It is independent and colourful. Its people Read more...

 
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