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you can't be in Paris this summer sit back and enjoy John Baxter's
delightful ramblings about the city he loves and knows. He guides us
through the streets of Paris lovingly describing where artistes and
writers lived and their favorite watering holes. Baxter also takes us
down the lesser known historic streets, but also fascinating parts of
the city. Paris is a city designed for walkers and his comparison to
Los Angeles is poignant. After you've read this little gem of a book
put it on the bedside table in your guest room and let your friends and
family fall asleep dreaming about Paris.
Jane D. — From The Most Beautiful Walk In the World
“Aman with a great appreciation of what makes Paris tick.” —Newsday
Fromthe author of Immoveable Feast and We’ll Always Have Paris comes aguided tour of the most beautiful walks through the City of Light, includingthe favorite walking routes of the many of the acclaimed artists and writerswho have called Paris their home. Baxter highlights hidden treasures along theSeine, treasured markets at Place d’Aligre, thefavorite ambles of Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, and Sylvia Beach, andmore, in a series of intimate vignettes that evoke the best parts of Paris’smany charms. Baxter’s unforgettable chronicle reveals how walking is the bestway to experience romance, history, and pleasures off the beaten path . . . notonly of La Ville-Lumière, but also, perhaps, of life itself.