"The man who planted trees" - A short story by Jean Giono

The short story is an inspirational work about a shepherd who working by his own, regenerates a barren desolate valley at the foothills of the Alps in Provence, France.

The Man Who Planted Trees - Jean Giono"The Man Who Planted Trees" is a short story by french author Jean Giono, set in the early 1900s, about the sustained work of a shepherd who working by his own, regenerates a barren desolate valley at the foothills of the Alps in Provence (South-eastern France). This story even though fictional, inspired several regeneration efforts across the world.

This edition was published by the Chelsea Green Publishing Company in 1985. It was first published in the Vogue under the title "The Man Who Planted Hope And Grew Happiness" (Conde Nast Publications Inc, 1954). The attached PDF is a scanned copy of the low-cost Indian edition specially brought out for Indian friends who love planting trees, by the Friends of Elzeard Bouffier in 1995.

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