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Provence & Costa Brava Walking

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude. We have updated the original package. These are the current recommendations.
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Essential Reading Package-EXFRN587

Item EXFRN587. Buy these 3 items as a set for $59 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Eyewitness Guide Provence & the Cote D'Azur

FRN18
Roger Williams
DK Publishing
2016
272
1465437649
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This is an illustrated, colorful guide to the art and architecture, literature, history and attractions of Provence. With photographs and site plans, maps and sections on the Riviera, the Var, Bouches-du-Rhone, Vaucluse and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
$23.00

Spain, The Root and the Flower

SPN13
John A. Crow
University of California Press
2005
455
0520244966
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Take this book with you to Spain: it's an absorbing, well-written account of Spanish cultural history from prehistory to the Romans, Jews, Moors, Golden Age and on to Franco and his legacy in Spain.
$29.95

Drome/Vaucluse Map

FRN357
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
1
2067133861
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A French-made recreational map of the Vaucluse region of Provence at a very nice scale of 1:150,000.
$9.95

Northeast Spain Map, Aragon Cataluna, Andorra

SPN112
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
1
2061007635
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This regional map (1:400,000) covers from Pamplona and Perpignan to Barcelona and the Mediterranean, south to Valencia.
$11.95

A Literary Guide to Provence

FRN395
Daniel Vitaglione
Ohio University Press
2001
259
0804010366
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Follow in the footsteps of generations of authors who found inspiration in Provence's beauty. With maps, 50 color and black and white photos and short literary excerpts, organized geographically.
$24.95

Cadogan Guide Cote D'Azur

FRN808
Dana Facaros
Cadogan Books
2009
264
1566567610
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guide in the respected series with insightful cultural and historical background, and up-to-date practical information, illustrations and maps.
$19.95

The Food of France

FRN17
Waverly Root
Vintage Books
1992
450
0679738975
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
An evocative and beautifully written survey of French food. First published in 1958 and revised in the mid-1970s, the book covers the important regions of French cuisine by dividing them into domains of Butter (northern France), Fat (Alsace) and Oil (the south).
$18.00

A Traveller's History of Spain

SPN06
Juan Lalaguna
Interlink Publishing Group
2001
304
1566564069
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This survey of Spanish history features a useful chronology, historical gazetteer and a long section on contemporary life. It covers early settlements through the Romans, Goths and Moors to the present.
$14.95

Ghosts of Spain

SPN323
Giles Tremlett
Bloomsbury USA
2007
396
0802716741
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Tremlett captures the Spanish character, history and modern politics in this masterful portrait, interweaving the story of his love for the country (where he has lived for 20 years) with interviews, anecdotes and observation.
$20.00

Provence A-Z

FRN619
Peter Mayle
Alfred Knopf
2008
304
1400095697
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A companion to all things Provencal, from bouillabaisse to lavender and vinaigre, by the British expatriate and Francophile Peter Mayle.
$15.95

Provence, A Cultural History

FRN601
Martin Garrett
Oxford University Press
2006
256
019530957X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Through its architecture, literature and popular culture, Garrett analyzes and celebrates the identity of this beloved region.
$36.95

The Most Beautiful Villages of Provence

FRN28
Michael Jacobs
W. W. Norton & Company
2012
299
0500289964
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
With an excellent introduction to the history, culture, landscapes and pleasures of Southern France, this illustrated guide features 34 towns and villages across Provence from the Vaucluse to Bonnieux and Gordes, tranquil Alpine villages and southern vineyards.
$26.95

The Road from the Past, Traveling through History in France

FRN03
Ina Caro
Harvest Books
1996
339
0156003635
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Time travel through France by way of its finest castles, chateaux, cathedrals and monasteries. This unusual travelogue is an invaluable companion for traveling in Paris, southern France, the Dordogne and the Loire Valley, combining personal observation wi
$17.95

Surrealism

SPN83
Fiona Bradley
Cambridge University Press
1997
80
0521627567
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
The history of the Surrealist movement featuring Magritte, Ernst, Dali and others. Includes many color illustrations.
$29.99

The Cathedral Builders of the Middle Ages

MED07
Alain Erlande-Brandenburg
Thames & Hudson UK
2010
175
0500300526
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This pocket-size encyclopedia of the art, architecture and culture of the Middle Ages features hundreds of drawings, color illustrations and a chronology.
$15.95

A Year in Provence

FRN19
Peter Mayle
Vintage Books
1991
207
0679731148
PAPER
Travel Narrative
7/31/2017
0
0
0
0
The original best-selling tale of settling down in Provence, told with warmth and a great deal of humor. It offers a wonderful inside look at the charms and quirks of the people and the countryside in the south of France.
$15.95

French Dirt, The Story of a Garden in the South of France

FRN417
Richard Goodman
Algonguin
2002
203
1565123522
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Another story of a foreigner transplanted to the south of France. This captivating tale, set near Avignon, is noteworthy for Goodman's willingness to work, passion for horticulture and frank portrait of his neighbors.
$13.00

Homage to Catalonia

SPN03
George Orwell
Harcourt Books
2015
256
0544382048
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
5/9/2015
0
1
0
0
Orwell's portrait of the Barcelona uprising and the spirit of a city at war is a classic, an observant and heartfelt report from the streets.
$14.95

The Magic of Provence, Pleasures of Southern France

FRN449
Yvone Lenard
Broadway Books
2001
312
0767906829
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The adventures and misadventures of a French woman and her American husband who leave L.A. for a home in the Luberon mountains.
$19.00

Village in the Vaucluse

FRN225
Laurence Wylie
Harvard University Press
1986
390
0674939360
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
A loving portrait of rural Provence and its inhabitants by a sociologist who lived in Roussillon just after WWII. It was a different world then, a traditional village with two telephones and a single cafe.
$32.50

The Five-Forty-Five to Cannes

FRN766
Tess Uriza Holthe
Crown
2008
288
0307351866
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The intricately woven plot of these bittersweet stories center on a wealthy American's suspicious death on the French Riviera.
$13.00

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Vincent Van Gogh, The Passionate Eye

FRN29
Pascal Bonafoux
Thames & Hudson UK
1992
175
0500300143
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
From Paris to Asnieres, Amsterdam and Provence, this jewel of a book traces the life and art of Vincent Van Gogh, the spirited, self-destructive painter who celebrated the south of France. Engaging, compact and illustrated with hundreds of photographs.
$15.95