Two Towns in Provence

Two Towns in Provence

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Random House, Inc.
This volume brings together two delightful books—Map of Another Town and A Considerable Town—by one of our most beloved food and travel writers. In her inimitable style, here M.F.K. Fisher tells the stories—and reveals the secrets—of two quintessential French cities.

Map of Another Town, Fisher’s memoir of the French provincial capital of Aix-en-Provence is, as the author tells us, “my picture, my map, of a place and therefore of myself,” and a vibrant and perceptive profile of the kinship between a person and a place. Then, in A Considerable Town, she scans the centuries to reveal the ancient sources that clarify the Marseille of today and the indestructible nature of its people, and in so doing weaves a delightful journey filtered through the senses of a profound writer.

Baker & Taylor
Describes the author's experiences while traveling in France and portrays the cultures of the French towns of Marseille and Aix-en-Provence

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1983
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed
ISBN: 9780394716312
0394716310
Characteristics: x, 273, 208 p. ; 21 cm

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