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The man who planted trees

Giono, Jean

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ISBN 10: 0887943624 / ISBN 13: 9780887943621
Editorial: CBC Enterprises
Usado Condición: Good Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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0887943624 Meets the good condition guidelines. **Has crinkling** Has wear. Five star seller - Buy with confidence!. N° de ref. de la librería Z0887943624Z3

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Título: The man who planted trees

Editorial: CBC Enterprises

Encuadernación: PAPERBACK

Condición del libro:Good

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A beautiful gift edition of the classic fable about one man's quest to create a forest

In 1910, while hiking through the wild lavender in a wind-swept, desolate valley in Provence, a man comes across a shepherd called Elzéard Bouffier. Staying with him, he watches Elzéard sorting and then planting hundreds of acorns as he walks through the wilderness. Ten years later, after the war, he visits the shepherd again and sees the young forest he has created spreading slowly over the valley. Elzéard’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. This beautiful cloth gift edition to celebrate Jean Giono's 120th birthday is a cast-iron classic work of French literature that has only ever been available in paperback until now. It deserves a wider audience. Giono's hope was to set in motion a worldwide reforestation. This is a hymn to creation and to the power of the individual to do their bit to change the world for the better. Illustrated throughout with Harry Brockway's striking woodcuts.

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The Man Who Planted Trees is not a detailed how-to guide to planting; it is a touching story of Elzéard Bouffier, who devoted his entire life to reforesting a desolate portion of Provence, in southern France. He single-handedly planted 100 acorns each day before, through, and after two world wars, and transformed a sorrowful place into one full of life and joy. Jean Giono's words offer a tribute to how much good one person can accomplish in a lifetime and advise on how to live life with deep meaning. Illustrated with moving, beautiful wood engravings by Michael McCurdy, The Man Who Planted Trees is simply written but powerful and unforgettable. The text is also available on tape, eloquently narrated by Robert J. Lurtsema and accompanied by music from the Paul Winter Consort.

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