-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 reveals a shared panorama and experience 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 activity. a lot is similar-the gentle, the valleys, the weather, the agriculture. and lots more and plenty 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 modifications to discover the typical emotional effect of every quarter. half intimate travelogue and half case examine of geography within the genuine global, An American Provence illuminates the significance feel of position performs in who we are.