The Resource The greater journey : Americans in Paris, David McCullough

The greater journey : Americans in Paris, David McCullough

Label
The greater journey : Americans in Paris
Title
The greater journey
Title remainder
Americans in Paris
Statement of responsibility
David McCullough
Title variation
Americans in Paris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
McCullough mixes famous and obscure names and delivers capsule biographies of everyone to produce a colorful parade of educated, Victorian-era American travelers and their life-changing experiences in Paris
Summary
Relates the story of the American artists, writers, and doctors who traveled to Paris in the nineteenth century, fell in love with the city and its people, and changed America through what they learned there
Tone
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2011.
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393289
Cataloging source
DLC
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McCullough, David G
Dewey number
920.009213044361
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Americans
  • Intellectuals
  • Artists
  • Authors, American
  • Physicians
  • Paris (France)
  • Americans
  • Paris (France)
  • Paris (France)
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Americans in Paris, 1830-1900
Label
The greater journey : Americans in Paris, David McCullough
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 519-537) and index
Contents
Pt. 1. The way over ; Voilà Paris! ; Morse at the Louvre ; The medicals -- pt. 2. American sensations ; Change at hand ; A city transformed ; Bound to succeed -- pt. 3. Under siege ; Madness ; Paris again ; The Farragut ; Genius in abundance ; Au revoir, Paris!
Control code
ocn694395288
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
558 p., [48] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416571766
Lccn
2010053001
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)694395288
Label
The greater journey : Americans in Paris, David McCullough
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 519-537) and index
Contents
Pt. 1. The way over ; Voilà Paris! ; Morse at the Louvre ; The medicals -- pt. 2. American sensations ; Change at hand ; A city transformed ; Bound to succeed -- pt. 3. Under siege ; Madness ; Paris again ; The Farragut ; Genius in abundance ; Au revoir, Paris!
Control code
ocn694395288
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
558 p., [48] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416571766
Lccn
2010053001
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)694395288

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