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France in Mind: an Anthology From Henry James, Edith Wharton, Gertrude Stein, and Ernest Hemingway to Peter Mayle and Adam Gopnik--A Feast of British and American Writers Celebrate France

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ISBN-10: 0375714359

ISBN-13: 9780375714351

Edition: 2003

Authors: Alice Leccese Powers

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In her third literary Baedeker, Alice Leccese Powers–editor of Italy in Mind and Ireland in Mind–explores France through the senses and sensibilities of thirty-three British and American authors. The food and the people, the culture and viniculture, the architecture and the expatriates, the pleasures (and frustrations) of France are described by intrepid travelers who also happen to be brilliant essayists, poets, and novelists. From Gertrude Stein’s Paris to Ezra Pound’s Pyrenees; from Tobias Smollett, who grumbled, to Peter Mayle, who settled in; and from Edith Wharton on falling in love to David Sedaris on falling over French grammar–here is France in all its splendor in the words of…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.26" wide x 7.95" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English