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French Dirt: The Story of a Garden in the South of France Paperback – April 5, 2002

4.4 out of 5 stars 67 ratings

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"Deliciously hard to put down" -- American Bookseller

"One of the most charming, perceptive and subtle books ever written about the French by an American." -- San Francisco Chronicle

"The writing is clear, simple, evocative" -- Washington Post

About the Author

Richard Goodman has written articles for the New York Times, Vanity Fair, Commonweal, Garden Design, the Michigan Quarterly Review, Creative Nonfiction, and Salon.com. He has twice been the recipient of a MacDowell Colony Residency. He created, wrote, and narrated a six-part series about New York City for public radio in Virginia. He lives in New York City.

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  • Item Weight : 8.3 ounces
  • Paperback : 224 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1565123522
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1565123526
  • Product Dimensions : 5.58 x 0.56 x 8.5 inches
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books (April 5, 2002)
  • Language: : English
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