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A Paris Notebook
A Paris Notebook
This collection of essays now in its second printing by C. W. Gusewelle is about a great Kansas City writer plying his trade in one of Europe's most glorious cities. Some 75, carefully crafted memories later, we learn about a beautiful city, her fascinating inhabitants and the impact of Paris, on a mother, father and two teen-age daughters. These are the stories never to b ...more
Unknown Binding, 211 pages
Published January 1st 1985 by Lowell Press (OR)
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A compilation of 75 of Gusewelle’s newspaper columns that chronicle his acclimation to Paris life and culture during his family’s six month stay in 1984. It is humorous and entertaining, sometimes poignant. Gusewelle paints colorful pictures of his surroundings and the people and animals that share this space.
A newspaper journalist took his wife and two teenage daughters to Paris for a year - lots of adventures, lots of everyday happenings ... it makes for fun reading. I picked up this book AGES ago in some out-of-the-way bookstore and was mesmerized. It was the first 1st person journal that I had read of someone chronicling a year spent somewhere in Europe. Since that time I have read some wonderful tales (Paris to the Moon, A Year in Provence, Under the Tuscan Sun, Perfume from Provence to name a f ...more
The author's writing in this book is so wonderfully rich. And he has a great, often hard to find, sense of humor. I found myself smiling at ao many parts of the book. I'm going to Paris this year, and after reading this I think I know what to expect.