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Versailles, the American story

by Pascale Richard

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Published by Alain de Gourcuff in Paris .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Château de Versailles (Versailles, France) -- History.,
    • United States -- Relations -- France.,
    • France -- Relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 168) and index.

      StatementPascale Richard ; translated from the French by Barbara Mellor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE183.8.F8 R4513 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination179 p. :
      Number of Pages179
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6851595M
      ISBN 102909838447
      LC Control Number00357201
      OCLC/WorldCa43657757

      The images that the author presses on the mind in The American Story--a complete biography of a country--are vivid and telling, the product of a lifetime of study and the wisdom of age. The Wall Street Journal called this book "probably the most brilliant long .   Maureen Hargrave's aunt and uncle were married at Versailles in "She's piecing together family history, and I'm piecing together the history of a .

      Versailles, the American Story by Emmanuel Ducamp, Pascale Richard. Alain De Gourcuff. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Buy Versailles: The shockingly sexy novel of the hit TV show Main by Elizabeth Massie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(56).

      Still, don’t expect a Versailles comeback any time soon. Vlahos has said he believes “good things come to an end,” arguing that this was the perfect point at which to end the story. Asked Author: Eleanor Bley Griffiths.   Book review. Robin Givhan, who won the Pulitzer Prize in for her Washington Post fashion criticism, has done the hard work. In The Battle of Versailles: The Night American Fashion Stumbled Into the Spotlight and Made History, Givhan distills cogent points about fashion against a backdrop of one real-life glittering showdown in Paris.


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