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An American Provence by Thomas P. Huber

By Thomas P. Huber

"I have said luscious wines and succulent fruit and beautiful dinners. yet there's not more evocative adventure of the 2 valleys than the scent of new-mown hay within the fields at nightfall. If someone have been to shut their eyes, they can no longer inform in the event that they have been in Provence or the North Fork Valley. That candy, earthy smell is a part of the great thing about those places."

-From An American Provence

In this poetic own narrative, Thomas P. Huber displays on likely unrelated places-the North Fork Valley in western Colorado and the Coulon River Valley in Provence, France-and reveals a shared panorama and feel of position. What started as an easy comparability of 2 like locations in far away destinations changed into a extra complicated, attention-grabbing, and private activity. a lot is similar-the mild, the valleys, the weather, the agriculture. and lots more and plenty is much less so-the background, the geology, the actual make-up of villages. utilizing a geographer's eye and keenness for the land and other people, Huber examines the areas' similarities and ameliorations to discover the typical emotional influence of every quarter. half intimate travelogue and half case research of geography within the genuine international, An American Provence illuminates the significance feel of position performs in who we are.

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