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oysters of Locmariaquer

Eleanor Clark

oysters of Locmariaquer

by Eleanor Clark

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by HarperPerennial in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Locmariaquer (France),
  • France,
  • Locmariaquer.
    • Subjects:
    • Oyster culture -- France -- Locmariaquer.,
    • European oyster -- France -- Locmariaquer.,
    • Oysters -- France -- Locmariaquer.,
    • Locmariaquer (France) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, 1964.

      StatementEleanor Clark ; with drawings by Leonid.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSH367.F7 C53 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination203 p. ;
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1568740M
      ISBN 100060974885
      LC Control Number91058784

        It has been quite some time that we posted anything about food. I particularly like this scholarly book The Oysters of Locmariaquer by Eleanor Clark on these famous oysters from book is worthy of a place on the shelf of cookbooks, and more than that, it is very much a tribute to the place in – and the people of Brittany, France. Now, thanks to Eleanor Clark's book, they can also say they know Brittany oysters. Locmariaquer, 35 miles above St. Nazaire, is the playground of the oyster: here according to the author, who is a.

      The Oysters of Locmariaquer - First Edition by Clark, Eleanor Seller Elders Bookstore Published Condition Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Edition. Eleanor Clark (July 6, –Febru ) was born in Los Angeles and attended Vassar College in the s. She was the author of the National Book Award winner The Oysters of Locmariaquer, Rome and a Villa, Eyes, Etc., and the novels The Bitter Box, Baldur’s Gate, and Camping Out. She was married to Robert Penn Warren. [Harper Perennial].

      Title: The Oysters of Locmariaquer Author Name: Clark, Eleanor Categories: Travel, Food and Cooking, Food and Cooking - Lore and History, Food and Cooking - Fish & Seafood, Edition: Reprint Publisher: NY, Vintage: Binding: paperback Book Condition: Mass market paperback, VG+ in pictorial wraps (Vintage #V) Seller ID: Oysters of Locmariaquer. Choose Your Country.


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I found myself drawn to the Oysters of Locmariaquer after recently reading Chesapeake Requiem, a portrait of Chesapeake watermen and their vanishing way of life. This well written volume which won the national book award In for Ellen Clark, wife of Robert Pen Warren, is a portrait of life in Brittany and a treatise of the life of oysters/5.

Eleanor Clark (July 6, –Febru ) was born in Los Angeles and attended Vassar College in the s. She was the author of the National Book Award winner The Oysters of Locmariaquer, Rome and a Villa, Eyes, Etc., and the novels The Bitter Box, Baldur's Gate, and Camping Out.

She was married to Robert Penn by: 8. Eleanor Clark (July 6, –Febru ) was born in Los Angeles and attended Vassar College in the s. She was the author of the National Book Award winner The Oysters of Locmariaquer, Rome and a Villa, Eyes, Etc., and the novels The Bitter Box, Baldur's Gate, and Camping was married to Robert Penn Warren/5(9).

The Oysters of Locmariaquer is all of a piece, the work of a wanderer, of an insatiably curious mind on the loose -- The New York Times Book Review What an elegant book this is, starting with that most elegant of creatures, the Belon oyster.[Clark's] fantastic blending of science and art, history and journalism, brings the appetite back for life and literature both/5(38).

A vivid account of the cultivation of Belon oysters and an excursion into the myths, legends, and rich, vibrant history of Brittany and its extraordinary people, The Oysters of Locmariaquer is also an unforgettable journey to the heart of a fascinating culture and the enthralling, accumulating oysters of Locmariaquer book of a unique devotion.

National Book Foundation > Books > Oysters of Locmariaquer. Oysters of Locmariaquer Winner, National Book Awards for Arts And Letters. Eleanor Clark. More about this author > Filed in the following archives. Award Years.

> Award Status. The oysters of what. iaquer. A little village at the maw of the Gulf of the Morbihan on the coast of Brittany. A place where ""to think of life is to think of oysters almost as if you could hear all those millions of them breathing when the tide is out."" ""Oyster dear to the gourmet,"" wrote Seneca, "" all stomachs bless you!"" (which sounds rather like Auden in his later mood).Author: Eleanor Clark.

— Los Angeles Times Book Review On the northwest coast of France, just around the corner from the English Channel, is the little town of Locmariaquer (pronounced "loc-maria-care"). The inhabitants of this town have a special relationship to the world, for it is their efforts that maintain the supply of the famous Belon oysters, called les Brand: Ecco.

The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The Oysters of Locmariaquer by Eleanor Clark A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Eleanor Clark (July 6, –Febru ) was born in Los Angeles and attended Vassar College in the s. She was the author of the National Book Award winner The Oysters of Locmariaquer, Rome and a Villa, Eyes, Etc., and the novels The Bitter Box, Baldur's Gate, and Camping was married to Robert Penn Warren/5(31).

The Oysters of Locmariaquer is the story of those oysters of northern France known to be among the best in the world. It is a vivid, objective account of how these oysters are cultivated and at the same time an excursion into the mysteries of the zoological story, into the historical background, and into the myths and legends of Brittany.

— Los Angeles Times Book Review On the northwest coast of France, just around the corner from the English Channel, is the little town of Locmariaquer (pronounced "loc-maria-care"). The inhabitants of this town have a special relationship to the world, for it is their efforts that maintain the supply of the famous Belon oysters, called les.

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iaquer. A little village at the maw of the Gulf of the Morbihan on the coast of Brittany. A place where ""to think of life is to think of oysters almost as if you could hear all those millions of them breathing when the tide is out."" ""Oyster dear to the gourmet,"" wrote Seneca, "" all stomachs bless you!"" (which sounds rather like Auden in his later mood).

A vivid account of the cultivation of Belon oysters and an excursion into the myths, legends, and rich, vibrant history of Brittany and its extraordinary. People, "The Oysters of Locmariaquer" is also an unforgettable journey to the heart of a fascinating culture and the.

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Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals /5(30). Eleanor Clark, who was the wife of Robert Penn Warren, won the National Book Award for The Oysters of Locmariaquer in She intersperses sections on natural history, on the geography and economics of the oyster fishery—really hatchery—with portraits of locals/5(3).

The Oysters of Locmariaquer by Eleanor Clark,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Eleanor Clark (July 6, Febru ) was born in Los Angeles and attended Vassar College in the s. She was the author of the National Book Award winner The Oysters of Locmariaquer, Rome and a Villa, Eyes, Etc., and the novels The Bitter Box, Baldur's Gate, and Camping was married to Robert Penn Warren/5.

Eleanor Clark (July 6, Febru ) was born in Los Angeles and attended Vassar College in the s. She was the author of the National Book Award winner The Oysters of Locmariaquer, Rome and a Villa, Eyes, Etc., and the novels The Bitter Box, Baldur's Gate, and Camping Out/5.The Oysters of Locmariaquer (first published in ) is a kind of biography of a place, containing history, science, literature, oyster cultivation, habitat, and the local life.

At the time of the book’s writing, the place was caught between the old ways and the new. Clark shows us this place in time, and unpacks origins, meaning, and essence.Oysters of Locmariaquer.

Publisher: HarperCollins Release date: Prize Points. Description. Winner of the National Book Award[Clarks] fantastic blending of science and art, history and journalism, brings the appetite back for life and literature both.

Los Angeles Times Book ReviewOn the northwest coast of France, just around the.