EUGEN WEBER is Professor of History and Dean of the College of Letters and Science at UCLA. He has written many books on France, including Peasants into Frenchmen: The Modernization of Rural France, 1870-1914.
A moving and informative fictional autobiography [on 19th-century
French peasant life] New York Times Book Review"
Rich and rewarding as a work of fiction, but equally so as a work of history Los Angeles Times Book Review"