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The Olive Harvest

The Olive Harvest

(2004)
A Memoir of Love, Life and Olives in the South of France
(A book in the Olive series)
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'The stars shimmer like spilled handfuls of glitter. The day is beginning to rise with a faint mist. As I turn my head, ghostly halos, auras of light, appear and disappear and I cannot tell if it is caused by my lightheadedness or is a freak of nature. The silence is truly awesome. Not a bird, not a whisper of wind, not a breath of life. Only the two of us, a most implausible pair, standing shoulder to shoulder gazing upon an awakening heaven'.

Carol Drinkwater has already built up a large readership eagerly awaiting the third volume of her Olive Farm memoirs. Returning to their home after an extended absence Carol and her husband Michel are looking forward to summer together on the farm. A shocking blow leaves Carol alone. The future is uncertain. The Olive Harvest takes us beyond the perimeters of her olive groves to where hunters, poets, bee-keepers, boars and gypsies abide. In search of the language of troubadours, the dark and sometimes barbarous heart of Provence is revealed. Nature and the generosity of the South of France's harvests offer a path to joy and an abundant resolution. The magnificent humanity and honesty that characterised the first two episodes of her trilogy sets Carol Drinkwater's work apart from others in the same genre. The Olive Harvest and its vibrant Mediterranean world will enthral her many readers.

 
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Hardback Editions

October 2004 : UK Hardback
Title: The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees, and Olive Oil
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
ISBN: 0-297-84780-5 / 978-0-297-84780-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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October 2004 : UK Hardback
Title: The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees, and Olive Oil
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
ISBN: 0-7528-6178-6 / 978-0-7528-6178-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

August 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees, and Olive Oil
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
ISBN: 0-7538-2936-3 / 978-0-7538-2936-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
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May 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees, and Olive Oil
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
ISBN: 0-7528-6544-7 / 978-0-7528-6544-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: The Olive Harvest
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
ISBN: 0-7528-7098-X / 978-0-7528-7098-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

March 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees, and Olive Oil: A Memoir of Life, Love and Olive Oil in the South of France
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
ISBN: 0-7528-6553-6 / 978-0-7528-6553-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

October 2004 : UK Paperback
Title: The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees and Olive Oil
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
ISBN: 0-297-84781-3 / 978-0-297-84781-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   

October 2004 : UK Paperback
Title: The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees, and Olive Oil: A Memoir of Life, Love and Olive Oil in the South of France
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
ISBN: 0-7528-6738-5 / 978-0-7528-6738-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

April 2006 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Olive Harvest
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Limited
Availability: Amazon   

April 2006 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Olive Harvest
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   

December 2005 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: the olive harvest
Author(s): carol drinkwater
ISBN: 1-84505-376-1 / 978-1-84505-376-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Clipper Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

2005 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Olive Harvest, A Memoir of Love, Old Trees, and Olive Oil
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
ISBN: 1-4193-6832-X / 978-1-4193-6832-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Clipper Audio
Availability: Amazon   

October 2004 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees, and Olive Oil: A Memoir of Life, Love and Olive Oil in the South of France - 4 tapes
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
ISBN: 0-7528-6773-3 / 978-0-7528-6773-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   

October 2004 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees, and Olive Oil: A Memoir of Life, Love and Olive Oil in the South of France
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
ISBN: 0-7528-6774-1 / 978-0-7528-6774-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

April 2013 : USA Kindle edition
Title: The Olive Harvest (The Olive Series Book 3)
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
Publisher: CB Creative Books
Availability: Amazon   

June 2011 : Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees, and Olive Oil
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Availability: Amazon CA   

June 2011 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees, and Olive Oil
Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Availability: Amazon UK   



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