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John Baxter - Saint-Germain-des-Pres: Paris's Rebel Quarter (Great Parisian Nieghborhoods) - 9780062431905 - KCW0002971
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Saint-Germain-des-Pres: Paris's Rebel Quarter (Great Parisian Nieghborhoods)

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Description for Saint-Germain-des-Pres: Paris's Rebel Quarter (Great Parisian Nieghborhoods) Paperback. "Includes a map and tour of 22 sites"--Cover. Series: Great Parisian Nieghborhoods. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DDF; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 128 x 180 x 17. Weight in Grams: 182. Fine clean copy with minor shelf wear
The award-winning chronicler of life in Paris reveals the secrets of his home quarter, Saint-Germain-des-Pres A unique blend of history, memoir, and sightseeing essentials, Saint-Germain-des-Pres is a captivating narrative guidebook to one of Paris's iconic quarters by John Baxter, bestselling author of The Most Beautiful Walk in the World. Occupying less than a square mile along Paris's Left Bank, Saint-Germain-des-Pres, originally an independent village centered around the medieval abbey that lends the quarter its name, has for centuries been home to rebels of all stripes. Within its boundaries, the French Revolution was plotted, the guillotine invented, ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
HarpPeren
Condition
Used, Very Good
Series
Great Parisian Nieghborhoods
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780062431905
SKU
KCW0002971
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About John Baxter
John Baxter has lived in Paris for more than twenty years. He is the author of four acclaimed memoirs about his life in France: The Perfect Meal: In Search of the Lost Tastes of France; The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris; Immoveable Feast: A Paris Christmas; and We'll Always Have Paris: Sex and Love in ... Read more

Reviews for Saint-Germain-des-Pres: Paris's Rebel Quarter (Great Parisian Nieghborhoods)
John Baxter and his incredible knowledge made me feel like I was walking through history. Anyone who reads this book will experience the artists, writers, and beauty of Paris come to life as if they were standing on the streets of St. Germain themselves.
Maria Bello, actress and author of Whatever... Love is Love Another delightful salute ... Read more

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