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

    A beautiful gift edition of this classic fable about one man's quest to create a forest, with a new introduction by Richard Mabey. 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
    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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  • L'Homme Qui Plantait Des Arbres
    L'Homme Qui Plantait Des Arbres (French, Paperback) Jean Giono $7.02
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  • Hill
    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. The four houses have a dozen residents—and then there is Gagou, a mute drifter. Janet, the eldest of the men, is bedridden;...

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  • The Man Who Planted Trees
    The Man Who Planted Trees (English, Audio cassette) Jean Giono

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

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

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  • Blue Boy
    Blue Boy (Paperback) Jean Giono $31.04
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  • Jean Le Bleu
    Jean Le Bleu (Multiple languages, Paperback) Jean Giono

    Reprint of the 1932 ed. published by Grasset, Paris, which was issued in the author's series: Le passage du vent.

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  • The Horseman on the Roof
    The Horseman on the Roof (Multiple languages, Paperback) Jean Giono

    Perhaps no other of his novels better reveals Giono's perfect balance between lyricism and narrative, description and characterization, the epic and the particular, thanThe Horseman on the Roof. This novel, which Giono began writing in 1934 and which was published in 1951, expanded and solidified his reputation as one of Europe's most important writers....

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

    Jean Giono's fable brings to life a shepherd who plants one hundred acorns a day for thirty years. The shepherd's tireless efforts transform the countryside, revitalize his community, and teach us about hope, humanity, and our own ability to create change in the world....

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  • The Song of the World
    The Song of the World (English, Paperback) Jean Giono

    In France's Provence region, two men embark on a journey to discover the meaning of life and man's relationship to nature. Reprint.

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  • The Solitude Of Compassion
    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
    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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  • Blue Boy
    Blue Boy (Hardback) Jean Giono $37.53
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  • Regain
    Regain (French, Paperback) Jean Giono $12.16 $15.95
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  • L'homme qui plantait des arbres
    L'homme qui plantait des arbres (Multiple languages, Pamphlet) Jean Giono

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  • L'homme Qui Plantait Des Arbres
    L'homme Qui Plantait Des Arbres (French, Paperback) Jean Giono $11.83
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