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The man in the red coat —Barnes, Julian, author.

"From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending-a rich, witty, revelatory tour of Belle Époque Paris, via the remarkable life story of the pioneering surgeon, Samuel Pozzi. In the summer of 1885, thr...

The adventurers of modern art

This elaborately produced documentary series made up of six episodes plunges into Parisian life at the beginning of the twentieth century, a hotbed of artistic creation with the blossoming of Fauvism, Cubism, Dadaism, an...

The house in France : a memoir —Wells, Gully.

"Set in Provence, London, and New York: a daughter's wonderfully evocative and witty memoir of her mother and stepfather--Dee Wells, the glamorous and rebellious American journalist, and A. J. Ayer, the celebrated and wo...

A moveable feast —Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.
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Hemingway's classic memoir of Paris in the 1920's is filled with irreverent portraits of other expatriate luminaries such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein.

Memoirs of a dutiful daughter —Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986.

Publisher's description: A superb autobiography by one of the great literary figures of the twentieth century, Simone de Beauvoir's Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter offers an intimate picture of growing up in a bourgeois Fr...

Hemingway's Paris : a writer's city in words and images —Wheeler, Robert, 1963- author.

In gorgeous black and white images, Hemingway's Paris depicts a story of remarkable passion--for a city, a woman, and a time. No other city in any of his travels was as significant, professionally or emotionally, as was ...

Left Bank : art, passion, and the rebirth of Paris, 1940-50 —Poirier, Agnès Catherine, author.

"An incandescent group portrait of the midcentury artists and thinkers whose lives, loves, collaborations, and passions were forged against the wartime destruction and postwar rebirth of Paris. In this fascinating tour o...

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