An American Provence by Thomas P. Huber

By Thomas P. Huber

"I have observed 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 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. That candy, earthy smell is a part of the wonderful thing about those places."

-From An American Provence

In this poetic own narrative, Thomas P. Huber displays on possible unrelated places-the North Fork Valley in western Colorado and the Coulon River Valley in Provence, France-and reveals a shared panorama and feel of position. What started as an easy comparability of 2 like areas in far-off destinations changed into a extra advanced, attention-grabbing, and private job. a lot is similar-the mild, 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 keenness for the land and other people, Huber examines the areas' similarities and adjustments to discover the typical emotional impression of every quarter. half intimate travelogue and half case learn of geography within the actual international, An American Provence illuminates the significance experience of position performs in who we are.

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