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Title Paris was ours : thirty-two writers reflect on the city of light / edited by Penelope Rowlands.

Imprint Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    944.361 PAR    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    944.361 PAR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvi, 276 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents Introduction : L'Arrivée -- L'Argent is no object / Véronique Vienne -- Learning French ways / Diane Johnson -- Becoming a Parisian / Walter Wells -- Love without reason / Caroline Weber -- Keep your distance / Samuel Shimon -- Friends of my youth / Joe Queenan -- Fledgling days / Valerie Steiker -- The tapeworm is in / David Sedaris -- My bookstore high / Jeremy Mercer -- Chantal's gift / Mark Gaito -- My day with Mr. D. / Alice Kaplan -- Parenting, French-style / Janine de Giovanni -- Deal with it / Patric Kuh -- Two Paris poems / C.K. Williams -- Understanding chic / Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni -- It's my home, that's all / Julie Lacoste -- Just another American / Janet McDonald -- Toward a politics of quality of life / Judith Warner -- Out of the revolution / Roxane Farmanfarmaian -- My literary Paris / Lily Tuck -- The tribulations of a Cuban girl in Paris / Zoé Valdés -- Montparnasse and beyond / Richard Armstrong -- Guillaume á Paris / Judith Thurman -- Ma vie bohéme -- Karen Schur -- A mild hell / Edmund White -- The sky is metallic / Alicia Drake -- In Franklin's footsteps / Stacy Schiff -- Litost / Brigid Dorsey -- La bourdonneuse / Noelle Oxenhandler -- Paris is gone, all gone / Marcelle Clements -- Enfin / David Lebovitz -- Le départ / Penelope Rowlands.
Subject Visitors, Foreign -- France -- Paris -- Biography.
City and town life -- France -- Paris.
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs.
Paris (France) -- Description and travel.
Added Author Rowlands, Penelope.
ISBN 1565129539
9781565129535

 
    
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