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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...

Americans in Paris : life and death under Nazi occupation —Glass, Charles, 1951-

Acclaimed journalist Glass looks to the American expatriate experience of Nazi-occupied Paris to reveal a fascinating forgotten history of the greatest generation. A moving and deeply thought-provoking book.--"Sunday Tel...

When Paris sizzled : the 1920s Paris of Hemingway, Chanel, Cocteau, Cole Porter, Josephine Baker, and their friends —McAuliffe, Mary Sperling, 1943- author.

"With rich illustrations and evocative narrative, McAuliffe portrays Paris during the fabulous 1920s, when art and architecture, music, literature, fashion, entertainment, transportation, and behavior all took dramatical...

A moveable feast —Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.
Book On CD
2005
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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.

A letter from Paris : a true story of hidden art, lost romance, and family reclaimed —Deasey, Louisa, 1977- author.

The letters, dated 1949, detail a passionate affair between Louisa's father, Denison, and Coralie's grandmother, Michelle, in post-war London. They spark Louisa to find out more about her father, who died when she was si...

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...

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...

The Golden Moments of Paris A Guide to the Paris of the 1920s. —Baxter, John.
EBook
2014

In The Golden Moments of Paris, John Baxter uncovers fascinating true stories about the characters that gave Paris its "character" in the years between World War I and World War II. Explore one of the world's most beauti...

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