Paris to the Past : Traveling Through French History by Train
by Ina Caro


Overview - In one of the most inventive travel books in years, Ina Caro invites readers on twenty-five one-day train trips that depart from Paris and transport us back through seven hundred years of French history. Whether taking us to Orleans to evoke the visions of Joan of Arc or to the Place de la Concorde to witness the beheading of Marie Antoinette, Caro animates history with her lush descriptions of architectural splendors and tales of court intrigue.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In one of the most inventive travel books in years, Ina Caro invites readers on twenty-five one-day train trips that depart from Paris and transport us back through seven hundred years of French history. Whether taking us to Orleans to evoke the visions of Joan of Arc or to the Place de la Concorde to witness the beheading of Marie Antoinette, Caro animates history with her lush descriptions of architectural splendors and tales of court intrigue. An] enchanting travelogue (Publishers Weekly), Paris to the Past has become one of the classic guidebooks of our time."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393343151
  • ISBN-10: 0393343154
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: April 2012
  • Page Count: 381
  • Dimensions: 8.27 x 5.53 x 0.99 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.66 pounds


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Books > Travel > Europe - France
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