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The Resource Paris was ours : thirty-two writers reflect on the city of light, edited by Penelope Rowlands

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

Label
Paris was ours : thirty-two writers reflect on the city of light
Title
Paris was ours
Title remainder
thirty-two writers reflect on the city of light
Statement of responsibility
edited by Penelope Rowlands
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 32 personal essays--more than half of which are published for the first time--writers describe how they were seduced by Paris and then began to see things differently. Includes contributions by Diane Johnson, David Sedaris, Joe Queenan, and Edmund White
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
944/.36100922
Index
no index present
LC call number
DC707
LC item number
.P256 2011
Literary form
non fiction
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Rowlands, Penelope
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Paris (France)
  • Paris (France)
  • Visitors, Foreign
  • City and town life
Label
Paris was ours : thirty-two writers reflect on the city of light, edited by Penelope Rowlands
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
ocn505423880
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 279 p.
Isbn
9781565129535
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010030560
System control number
(OCoLC)505423880
Label
Paris was ours : thirty-two writers reflect on the city of light, edited by Penelope Rowlands
Publication
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
Control code
ocn505423880
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 279 p.
Isbn
9781565129535
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010030560
System control number
(OCoLC)505423880

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