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Title:
Parisians : an adventure history of Paris
Author:
Robb, Graham, 1958-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xi, 475 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Summary:
Napoleon Bonaparte, Marie Antoinette, Baudelaire, Baron Haussmann, the real-life Mimi of La Boheme, Proust, Charles de Gaulle--these and many more are Robb's cast of characters in a series of stories about the Paris you never knew.
Language:
English
Contents:
Departure -- One night at the Palais-Royal -- The man who saved Paris -- Lost -- Restoration -- Files of the Sûreté -- A property in Bohemia -- Marville -- Regression -- Madame Zola -- Marcel in the Métro -- The Notre-Dame equation -- A little tour of Paris -- Occupation -- Lovers of Saint-Germain-des-Prés -- The day of the fox -- Expanding the domain of the possible -- Périphérique -- Sarko, Bouna and Zyed -- Terminus : the North Col.
ISBN:
9780393067248
Format :
Book