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Two Towns in Provence By M. F. K. Fisher

Two Towns in Provence

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Weaving together topography, history, folklore and personal memoirs with the looks, the sound, the smell and the taster of her chosen cities, this title provides the traveller, the gourmet and the lover of France and fine writing with portraits of two remarkable and highly individual towns.
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Two Towns in Provence by M. F. K. Fisher

Over the years M. F. K. Fisher spent much of her time living and travelling round France, and ruminating - wisely, entertainingly, and with a deep and well-informed affection - on French food, French manners, French places and, of course, the French themselves. Here she not only celebrates, in her uniquely perceptive, evocative fashion, Aix-en-Provence and Marseille, but also gives us 'my picture, my map, of a place and therefore of myself'. Weaving together topography, history, folklore and personal memoirs with the looks, the sound, the smell and the taster of her chosen cities, M. F. I. Fisher provides the traveller, the gourmet and the lover of France and fine writing with unforgettable portraits of two remarkable and highly individual towns.

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"She is a national treasure." -- Jean Strouse, "Newsweek"

About M. F. K. Fisher


Mary Frances Kennedy was born in 1908. Through her artful essays on food and life, which she first began writing in France in the 1930s, Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher transformed the mundane activity of eating into a passion. A unique blend of thoughtful instruction, sense-awakening recipes, and reflections on life's values, Fisher's writing is everywhere informed by her conviction that our basic human needs for love, shelter, and food are indivisibly connected. She died in 1992 having suffered from Parkinson's Disease.

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GOR004110347
Two Towns in Provence by M. F. K. Fisher
M. F. K. Fisher
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2002-12-05
512
0099442655
9780099442653
N/A
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