National Geographic : 1937 Jun
"FIVE FRANCS BID! WHO'LL GIVE SIX FOR MY FISH?" Housewives and shopkeepers gather on Le Croisic's sea wall as the fisher man auctions off his day's catch. Bretons have "a humor as flexible as their character is obstinate," wrote Chateaubriand, a native son. Photographs byF.W.Goro A RARE DELICACYISTHE "SEA CAT," ASMALL SHARK Wooden shoes are worn atseaaswell asashore. "Long live thesabots of wood!" runs the refrain ofasong relating how Anne ofBrittany wore her native footgear when shemounted thethrone ofFrance some 450 years ago.