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The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
by Tom Reiss
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By the author of the internationally bestselling biography The Orientalist, The Black Count brings to life one of history’s great forgotten heroes: a man almost unknown today yet with a personal story that is strikingly familiar.  His... (read more)

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A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France (P.S.)
A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France (P.S.)
by Caroline Moorehead
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They were teachers, students, chemists, writers, and housewives; a singer at the Paris Opera; a midwife; a dental surgeon. They distributed anti-Nazi leaflets, printed subversive newspapers, hid resisters, secreted Jews to safety, transported weapons... (read more)

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Wine and War: The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France's Greatest Treasure
Wine and War: The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France's Greatest Treasure
by Donald Kladstrup
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [270]-273).... (read more)

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The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
by Tom Reiss
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The Black Count is the story of Alex Dumas, the father of Alexandre Dumas and inspiration for some of the best adventure fiction ever written. Alex Dumas's life is stranger than fiction in a time when hope for the common man, equality, and emancipation... (read more)

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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
by David McCullough
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The Greater Journey is the enthralling, inspiring — and until now, untold — story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others of high aspiration who set off for Paris in the years between 1830... (read more)

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The Discovery of France: A Historical Geography, from the Revolution to the First World War
The Discovery of France: A Historical Geography, from the Revolution to the First World War
by Graham Robb
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While Gustave Eiffel was changing the skyline of Paris, large parts of France were still terra incognita. Even in the age of railways and newspapers, France was a land of ancient tribal divisions, prehistoric communication networks, and pre-Christian... (read more)

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Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured
Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured
by Kathryn Harrison
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"The versatile Harrison... (read more)

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How the French Invented Love: Nine Hundred Years of Passion and Romance
How the French Invented Love: Nine Hundred Years of Passion and Romance
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“Absolutely marvelous…lively and learned….Marilyn Yaloms book is a distinguished contribution to our experience of a great literature, as well as an endearing memoir.”—Diane Johnson, author of Lulu in Marrakech and Le... (read more)

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Discovery of France (08 Edition)
Discovery of France (08 Edition)
by Graham Robb
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A narrative of exploration--full of strange landscapes and even stranger inhabitants--that explains the enduring fascination of France. While Gustave Eiffel was changing the skyline of Paris, large parts of France were still terra incognita. Even in the... (read more)

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Two Towns in Provence
Two Towns in Provence
by M F K Fisher
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This memoir of the French provincial capital of Aix-en-Provence is, as the author tells us, "my picture, my map, of a place and therefore of myself...just as much of its reality is based on my own shadows, my inventions." A vibrant and... (read more)

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French Spirits: A House, a Village, and a Love Affair in Burgundy
French Spirits: A House, a Village, and a Love Affair in Burgundy
by Jeffrey Greene
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Chapter OneThe Presbytery How is it that real estate agents know even before they look at you, as they shout on the phone to a colleague, that you are a waste of their time? They must develop a sixth sense to spot dreamers, like us, who know nothing... (read more)

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France in the Middle Ages 987-1460
France in the Middle Ages 987-1460
by Georges Duby
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In this book, now available in paperback, he examines the history of France from the rise of the Capetians in the mid-tenth century to the execution of Joan of Arc in the mid-fifteenth. He takes the evolution of power and the emergence of the French... (read more)

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Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France
Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France
by Nicholas Shakespeare
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When Nicholas Shakespeare stumbled across a box of documents belonging to his late aunt, Priscilla, he was completely unaware of where this discovery would take him and what he would learn about her hidden past. The glamorous, mysterious figure he... (read more)

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Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany
Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany
by Marthe Cohn
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Marthe Cohn was a beautiful young Jewish woman living just across the German border in France when Hitler rose to power. Her family sheltered Jews fleeing the Nazis, including Jewish children sent away by their terrified parents. But soon her homeland... (read more)

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The Impressionists' Paris: Walking Tours of the Painters' Studios, Homes, and the Sites They Painted
The Impressionists' Paris: Walking Tours of the Painters' Studios, Homes, and the Sites They Painted
by Ellen Williams
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Travelers who follow the walking tours in The Impressionists' Paris will never see the paintings—or the city—in the same way again. From the historic Paris along the Seine, through the bustling grands boulevards, to the café... (read more)

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Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong: Why We Love France, But Not the French
Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong: Why We Love France, But Not the French
by Jean Benoit Nadeau
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"Sixty Million Frenchmen does its job marvelously well. After reading it, you may still think the French are arrogant, aloof, and high-handed, but you will know why." --Wall Street Journal Decrypting French ideas about land, food, privacy, and... (read more)

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The Girl Who Loved Camellias: The Life and Legend of Marie Duplessis
The Girl Who Loved Camellias: The Life and Legend of Marie Duplessis
by Julie Kavanagh
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From the author of Nureyev, the definitive biography of the celebrated Russian dancer, now comes the astonishing and unknown story of Marie Duplessis, the courtesan who inspired Alexandre Dumas fils’s novel and play La dame aux camélias... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #54: The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #54: The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction
by William Doyle
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Includes bibliographical references (119-123) and index.... (read more)

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Paris to the Moon
Paris to the Moon
by Adam Gopnik
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The comic-romantic adventures of an American family in Paris is penned by "The New Yorker" writer and author of the magazine's popular "Paris Journal" column. The private story is rooted in the sentimental reeducation of a weary American through the... (read more)

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Paris in Mind
Paris in Mind
by Jennifer Lee
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“Paris is a moveable feast,” Ernest Hemingway famously wrote, and in this captivating anthology, American writers share their pleasures, obsessions, and quibbles with the great city and its denizens. Mark Twain celebrates the unbridled energy... (read more)

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