A Wild Herb Soup

A Wild Herb Soup : The Life of a French Countrywoman

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Emilie Carles was born in 1900 in south eastern France. Against the odds, she trained as a teacher and pursued this career alongside farming and bringing up a family. An ardent pacifist all her life, in later years she became a fierce environmental campaigner and successfully protected her home, the idyllic Claree valley, from the hands of developers. Emilie Carles enchanting autobiography tells of a world that has largely disappeared. She captures the comedy and ferocious pride of rural life with an ebullience and wit which are quite irresistible.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 20mm | 258.55g
  • Orion mass market paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 0575400536
  • 9780575400535
  • 311,935

About Emilie Carles

Emilie Carles was born in 1900 into a poor peasant family in the High Alps of southeastern France. She died in 1979.
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