The Oysters of Locmariaquier
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:1/5/2006 - Harper
By: Eleanor Clark
On the northwest coast of France, just around the corner from the English Channel, is the little town of Locmariaquer. 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 plates ("the flat ones"). — 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, also an unforgettable journey to the heart of a fascinating culture and the enthralling accumulation drama of a unique devotion.