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The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue Des Martyrs
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
Publication date November 2, 2015
Pages 294
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780393242379
ISBN-10 0393242374
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Original list price $25.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A delightful and beguiling look at life on a small Paris street.
Elaine Sciolino, the former Paris bureau chief of the New York Times, invites us on a tour of her favorite Parisian street. "I can never be sad on the rue des Martyrs," Sciolino explains, as she celebrates the neighborhood's rich history and vibrant lives. While many cities suffer from the leveling effects of globalization, the rue des Martyrs maintains its distinct allure. Sciolino reveals the charms and idiosyncrasies of this street and its longtime residents―the Tunisian greengrocer, the husband-and-wife cheesemongers, the showman who's been running a transvestite cabaret for more than half a century, the owner of a 100-year-old bookstore, the woman who repairs eighteenth-century mercury barometers―making Paris come alive in all its unique majesty. The Only Street in Paris will make readers hungry for Paris, for cheese and wine, and for the kind of street life that is all too quickly disappearing. 25 photographs.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780393242379 Book cover for 9781410487933
 
Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (March 16, 2016)
9781410487933 | details & prices | 421 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $31.99
About: Elaine Sciolino, the former Paris Bureau Chief of the New York Times, invites us on a tour of her favorite Parisian street, offering an homage to street life and the pleasures of Parisian living.
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from W W Norton & Co Inc (November 2, 2015)
9780393242379 | details & prices | 294 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $25.95
About: A delightful and beguiling look at life on a small Paris street.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (November 1, 2016)
9780393353402 | details & prices | 320 pages | List price $16.95
This edition also contains The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue Des Martyrs, The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue Des Martyrs
About: A New York Times Bestseller "Sciolino’s sharply observed account serves as a testament to…Paris―the city of light, of literature, of life itself.

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