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Paris is one city that you should endeavor to know over the course of a lifetime, and not just in one or two visits. It is the center of the civilized universe, and it belongs to everyone—even to those who see it only in their dreams. The City of Light has bestowed on millions the gift of the incandescent present, an image or experience into which all life is condensed and reflected upon for years to come. Travelers Tales Paris captures the romance of the worlds favorite city through stories that entertain, inform, and touch the heart. John Gregory Dunne reveals the manic pleasures of driving in the citys chaotic traffic. Joseph Diedrich and Katya Macklovich explore romantic encounters that could only happen here. Herbert Gold and David Applefield take aim at the nostalgia surrounding The Left Bank, one reveling in its literary past, the other urging the visitor to reach out to a new, modern Paris in the outlying area of Montreuil. Tim OReilly and Coleman Lollar evoke the appeal of unexpected tourist sites, and Marcel Laventurier recounts his harrowing escape from the Nazis on a train bound for occupied Paris in a tale you will never forget.

Synopsis:

Ranging from delightful and funny to cautionary and inspiring, these stories provide readers with a road map that deepens and enriches their travels. Visit Notre Dame, ride the Metro, stroll the Left Bank, and get lost in a museum with this diverse collection of tales. Illustrations & maps.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781885211835
Subtitle:
True Stories
Editor:
O'Reilly, James
Editor:
O'Reilly, James; O'Reilly, Sean; Habegger, Larry
Editor:
O'Reilly, James
Author:
O'Reilly, Sean
Author:
Morris, Jan
Author:
O'Reilly, James
Author:
White, Edmund
Author:
Habegger, Larry
Author:
Dunne, John Gregory
Editor:
Habegger, Larry
Editor:
O'Reilly, Sean
Publisher:
Travelers' Tales
Location:
San Francisco
Subject:
General
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Europe - Germany
Subject:
Paris
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Paris (France) Description and travel.
Subject:
Paris (France) Civilization.
Subject:
Travel - France
Edition Number:
1st ed., updated.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Traveler's Tales Guides
Series Volume:
107-212
Publication Date:
20020926
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW illustrations, Maps
Pages:
424
Dimensions:
8 x 5.13 in 15 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Ranging from delightful and funny to cautionary and inspiring, these stories provide readers with a road map that deepens and enriches their travels. Visit Notre Dame, ride the Metro, stroll the Left Bank, and get lost in a museum with this diverse collection of tales. Illustrations & maps.
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