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By Thomas P. Huber

"I have pointed out luscious wines and succulent fruit and beautiful dinners. yet there is not more evocative adventure of the 2 valleys than the scent of new-mown hay within the fields at nightfall. If an individual 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 doubtless unrelated places-the North Fork Valley in western Colorado and the Coulon River Valley in Provence, France-and unearths a shared panorama and feel of position. What all started as an easy comparability of 2 like areas in far away destinations become a extra complicated, attention-grabbing, and private job. a lot is similar-the gentle, the valleys, the weather, the agriculture. and masses is much less so-the heritage, the geology, the actual make-up of villages. utilizing a geographer's eye and fervour for the land and other people, Huber examines the areas' similarities and ameliorations to discover the typical emotional effect of every sector. half intimate travelogue and half case learn of geography within the genuine global, An American Provence illuminates the significance experience of position performs in who we are.

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"I have referred to luscious wines and succulent fruit and delightful dinners. yet there's not more evocative adventure of the 2 valleys than the odor of new-mown hay within the fields at nightfall. If anyone 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.

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