Paris to the Moon

Paris to the Moon

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Baker & Taylor
Revisiting a recurring American obsession with the French capital, the author takes a look at Paris and what it means to Americans as he describes his own relationship with the city.

Baker
& Taylor

Revisiting a recurring American obsession with the French city, the New Yorker writer takes a fresh look at modern Paris and what it means to Americans as he describes his own relationship with Paris. 25,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Random House, 2000
ISBN: 9780679444923
0679444920
Branch Call Number: 944.36 GOP
Characteristics: x, 338 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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WVMLStaffPicks Dec 18, 2014

A writer for the New Yorker takes his wife and infant son to live in Paris for five years in the late nineties. Naïve new parents, they think they can save their son from the ‘Barnification’ of American culture. He is a keen chronicler of the differences he finds in France - both small (the circular strings of Christmas tree lights) and large (the resistance to reforming the French way of life to suit the global economy). This is an escapist book for everyone who is a bit dreamy about this particular city. As he says at the outset, “My head was filled with pictures of Paris, mostly in black and white, and I wanted to be in them.”

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macierules
Oct 07, 2012

I am always fascinated with an expat story. Gopnik is a great writer and just love listening to him speak as well.

ser_library Dec 10, 2011

great writing and feeling for Paris

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vcc
Oct 01, 2011

An utterly boring scope of minute differences between New York and Paris life. A definite sleeper, unless you consider this author's writing to be witty, which I did not. (May 2005)

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