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Robb, Graham, 1958-
Parisians : an adventure history of Paris / Graham Robb
1st ed
New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., 2011, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  DC723 .R63 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Paris (France) -- History -- Anecdotes
Paris (France) -- Biography -- Anecdotes
Physical Description xi, 475 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 447-[462]) and indexes
Originally published in hardcover in 2010
Contents Departure -- One night at the Palais-Royal -- The man who saved Paris -- Lost -- Restoration -- Files of the Sûreté -- A property in Bohemia -- Marville -- Regression -- Madame Zola -- Marcel in the Métro -- The Notre-Dame equation -- A little tour of Paris -- Occupation -- Lovers of Saint-Germain-des-Prés -- The day of the fox -- Expanding the domain of the possible -- Périphérique -- Sarko, Bouna and Zyed -- Terminus : the North Col
Summary Napoleon Bonaparte, Marie Antoinette, Baudelaire, Baron Haussmann, the real-life Mimi of La Boheme, Proust, Charles de Gaulle--these and many more are Robb's cast of characters in a series of stories about the Paris you never knew

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