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  • Angelo by Jean Giono
    Angelo (Paperback) Jean Giono

    Angelo, a young Hussar colonel and expert swordsman, has had to escape into France from his native Piedmont after killing an Austrian police-spy in a duel.

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  • The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono
    The Man Who Planted Trees (English, Paperback) Jean Giono

    Elzeard's solitary, silent work continues and the narrator returns year after year to see the miracle he is gradually creating: a verdant, green landscape that is a testament to one man's creative instinct.

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  • The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono
    The Man Who Planted Trees (Paperback) Jean Giono

    Shepherd Elzard Bouffier lives alone with his sheep not far from a drought-stricken and windswept hamlet. After the death of his wife and child, he chooses to devote the rest of his life to a patient and anonymous endeavor, which ultimately adds beauty and sustenance to the human and animal communities in the mountains where he lives.

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  • Hill by Jean Giono
    Hill (English, Paperback) Jean Giono

    Deep in Provence, a century ago, four stone houses perch on a hillside. Wildness presses in from all sides. Beyond a patchwork of fields, a mass of green threatens to overwhelm the village. The animal world?a miming cat, a malevolent boar?displays a mind of its own....

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  • Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono
    Man Who Planted Trees (English, Paperback) Jean Giono

    Shepherd Elzard Bouffier lives alone with his sheep not far from a drought-stricken and windswept hamlet. After the death of his wife and child, he chooses to devote the rest of his life to a patient and anonymous endeavor, which ultimately adds beauty and sustenance to the human and animal communities in the mountains where he lives.

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  • The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono
    The Man Who Planted Trees (English, Audio cassette) Jean Giono, Paul Winter Consort

    A barren region in France is brought back to life by the efforts of Elzeard Bouffier who, with great determiniation, plants 100 acorns everyday over thirty years.

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  • L'homme qui plantait des arbres by Jean Giono
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  • The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono
    The Man Who Planted Trees (English, Hardback) Jean Giono, Michael McCurdy

    The unforgettable story of a tireless shepherd who plants 100 acorns a day over a span of 30 years, thus transforming the countryside and his community, is being reissued in this special 20th anniversary edition.

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  • L'Homme Qui Plantait Des Arbres by Jean Giono
    L'Homme Qui Plantait Des Arbres (French, Paperback) Jean Giono $11.56
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  • The Solitude Of Compassion by Jean Giono
    The Solitude Of Compassion (English, Paperback) Jean Giono

    Translated by Edward Ford Never before available in English, this collection of short stories won popular acclaim when it was first published in France in 1932. It tells of small-town life in Provence, drawing on a whole village of characters, often warm and decent, at times immoral and coarse. In these 20 stories, Giono tells his marvelous tales with compassion, pity, vivid images and lyrical...

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  • An Italian Journey by Jean Giono
    An Italian Journey (English, Hardback) Jean Giono

    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 only in the palazzi and canals of Venice but also in wistful waiters, suspicious hairdressers, pugnacious men of God, recalcitrant coffeemakers, umbrellas, and field machinery. In Giono's world a stamp collectors' market...

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  • Le Hussard Sur Le Toit by Jean Giono
    Le Hussard Sur Le Toit (French, Paperback) Jean Giono $17.77 $23.95
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  • L'homme qui plantait des arbres by Jean Giono
    L'homme qui plantait des arbres (Multiple languages, Pamphlet) Jean Giono

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  • Solitude De La Pitie by Jean Giono
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  • The Horseman On The Roof by Jean Giono
    The Horseman On The Roof (Paperback) Jean Giono

    Death pervades the novel, but Angelo does not cease journeying, dodging blockades and quarantine imposed by troops - even seeking temporary refuge on the roofs of one town - determined to find his childhood friend, Giuseppe.

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  • To the Slaughterhouse by Jean Giono
    To the Slaughterhouse (English, Paperback) Jean Giono

    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 ever recreated in literature, this story evokes the harsh, primitive conditions in the trenches as well as the loneliness and anxiety experienced by those left at home. The gradual disintegration of normal life and...

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  • The Song Of The World by Jean Giono
    The Song Of The World (Paperback) Jean Giono

    Of Sailor's twin sons, the elder is dead and the younger is missing.A simple woodsman, Sailor resolves to find the boy, fearing the worst.Soon after he and his friend Antonio set off, they stumble across a blind girl giving birth. Sailor and Antonio discover that, though the lost Twin is alive, he is the target of a manhunt.

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  • The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono
    The Man Who Planted Trees (English, Paperback) Jean Giono

    Simply written, but powerful and unforgettable, The Man Who Planted Treesis a parable for modern times. In the foothills of the French Alps the narrator meets a shepherd who has quietly taken on the task of planting one hundred acorns a day in an effort to reforest his desolate region. Not even two world wars can keep the shepherd from continuing his solitary work. Gradually, this gentle,...

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