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Haussmann, or the Distinction

A Novel

Haussmann, or the Distinction( )
Author: La Farge, Paul
ISBN:978-0-312-42092-5
Publication Date:Oct 2002
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

A stunning, imaginative novel about the great architect of Paris

Baron Georges-Eugène Haussmann, who demolished and rebuilt Paris in the middle of the nineteenth century, was the first urbanist of the modern era--and perhaps the greatest. He presided over two decades of riches, peace, and progress in a city the likes of which no one had ever seen before, with boulevards monumentally conceived and brilliantly lit, clean water, public transportation, and sewers that were...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.88 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds



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