Seeking Provence

Seeking Provence

Old Myths, New Paths

Book - 2008
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A region steeped in fable and myth, Provence is a cultural crossroads of European history. A source of inspiration to artists, poets, and troubadours, it is now an enviable refuge for the wealthy and fashionable. Nicholas Woodsworth, who was born in Ottawa, Canada, married into a Proven#65533;al family and has lived in the region for decades. Lovingly recounting vivid details of life in Provence, he provides here a welcome antidote to the typical ros#65533;-tinted, romantic view of it being a perennially sunny destination for tourists.

The true Proven#65533;aux have always lived a hard life close to the land and the rhythms of the seasons. And it is in the revelation and understanding of these lives, of the Proven#65533;al people, that the truths of the region are to be found. As much a study of Proven#65533;al culture and history as a memoir and travel book, this is a deep and soulful investigation into a way of life that remains very distinct from that of the rest of France.
Publisher: London : Haus Pub., 2008.
ISBN: 9781905791552
1905791550
Branch Call Number: 944.9 WOO
Characteristics: 393 pages ;,17 cm

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