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The Man Who Planted Trees

Author : Jean Giono  |  Pub Date: 2007  |  Publisher : Heron Dance Press

ISBN 10 : 9781933937441
ISBN 13 : 1933937440

The timeless story of a solitary shepherd who spent his life working anonymously to reforest Provence, France, and by doing so revitalized the land and the people who lived there. ..


Joy Of Man S Desiring

Author : Jean Giono  |  Pub Date: 2010-03  |  Publisher : Counterpoint Press

ISBN 10 : 1582435650
ISBN 13 : 9781582435657

"Peasant civilization possesses as a gift human qualities which philosophical civilizations spend centuries first defining, then desiring, and finally losing." —Jean Giono A true..


To The Slaughterhouse

Author : Jean Giono  |  Pub Date: 2003-11-01  |  Publisher : Peter Owen Publishers

ISBN 10 : 0720612128
ISBN 13 : 9780720612127

Written in chilling detail, this novel describes the effect of World War I on a small community in Provence. In some of the most fiercely realistic and horrifying scenes of war eve..


An Italian Journey

Author : Jean Giono  |  Pub Date: 2001  |  Publisher : Northwestern University Press

ISBN 10 : 0810160285
ISBN 13 : 9780810160286

In An Italian Journey, Jean Giono describes his journey to the land of his father's people. A reluctant traveler (he rarely left Provence), Giono discovers a strange beauty not onl..


Blue Boy

Author : Jean Giono  |  Pub Date: 2013-04-16  |  Publisher : Read Books Ltd

ISBN 10 : 9781473383937
ISBN 13 : 1473383935

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in ..


Second Harvest

Author : Jean Giono  |  Pub Date: 1999  |  Publisher : Harvill Press

ISBN 10 : UVA:X004279504
ISBN 13 :

Aubignane is a village in Provence; or, rather, it was, for it has long been dying. The only inhabitants remaining are the old blacksmith, the well-digger's widow and Panturle, the..


Giono

Author : Norma Lorre Goodrich  |  Pub Date: 2015-03-08  |  Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400869183
ISBN 13 : 1400869188

Since his death in October 1970, Jean Giono's reputation as a major French novelist has steadily increased. In order to treat most powerfully the essential nature of modern man con..