In the Shadow of Giants

Rated 4.00/5 based on 2 reviews
In search of change, John and Maxine purchased and moved to a rundown olive grove and vineyard in Argentina, in Mendoza, at the foothills of the Andes. “In the Shadow of Giants” tells us their story of daily adventures, learning to become farmers, understanding the local mores, coping with the vagaries of the Andean climate, and discovering new realities on their travels to neighbouring lands. More

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About John Haack

Born in Buenos Aires in 1942. Read/write in English or Spanish. Retired from several multi national US cos. having lived in Europe, Far East and South America. Currently living in Spain. Just finished my first book, reliving the events that took place in Mendoza, Argentina after retirement, where we developed an olive farm and vineyard over a period of eight years.

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Geoff Hoddinott reviewed on on Sep. 20, 2012

I can really do no better than quote Smashwords' extended description of this great book. It is a " must read" for anyone interested in South America, Argentina, travel, wine, fun and adventure. A really brave couple taking on such a project but rewarded with a happy ending.
(reviewed 63 days after purchase)
glsladen reviewed on on Sep. 3, 2012

Most enjoyable, and a good read.
(reviewed 35 days after purchase)
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