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Parisians

an adventure history of Paris

by Graham Robb

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York, NY .
Written in English


About the Edition

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.

Edition Notes

StatementGraham Robb
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC723 .R63 2010
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxi, 475 p., [16] p. of plates
Number of Pages475
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24379853M
ISBN 100393067246
ISBN 109780393067248
LC Control Number2009054279
OCLC/WorldCa449865284

Books by photojournalist Peter Turnley: French Kiss – A Love Letter to Paris, McClellan Street, Parisians, In Times of War and Peace, Moments of Revolution, Beijing Spring. Parisians: Graham Robb: Hardcover: Europe - France bookBrand: W. W. Norton & Company.


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