The Resource Paris, Paris : journey into the City of Light, David Downie

Paris, Paris : journey into the City of Light, David Downie

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Paris, Paris : journey into the City of Light
Title
Paris, Paris
Title remainder
journey into the City of Light
Statement of responsibility
David Downie
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Language
eng
Summary
Swapping his native San Francisco for the City of Light, travel writer David Downie arrived in Paris in 1986 on a one-way ticket, his head full of romantic notions. Curiosity and the legs of a cross-country runner propelled him daily from an unheated, seventh-floor walk-up garret near the Champs-Elyses to the old Montmartre haunts of the doomed painter Modigliani, the tombs of P̈re-Lachaise cemetery, the luxuriant alleys of the Luxembourg Gardens, and the aristocratic Île Saint-Louis midstream in the Seine. Downie wound up living in the chic Marais district, married to the Paris-born American photographer Alison Harris, an equally incurable walker and chronicler. Ten books and a quarter-century later, he still spends several hours every day rambling through Paris and writing about the city he loves. An irreverent, witty romp featuring thirty-one short prose sketches of people, places, and daily life, Paris, Paris: Journey into the City of Light ranges from the glamorous to the least-known corners and characters of the world's favorite city
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Downie, David
Dewey number
914.4/3610484
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LC call number
DC707
LC item number
.D69 2013
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other
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Read by Max Winter
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Winter, Max
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  • TRAVEL / Europe / General
  • Paris (France)
  • Paris (France)
  • Paris (France)
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Paris, Paris : journey into the City of Light, David Downie
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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ocn862235090
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file)
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online
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9781482928471
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sound
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(OCoLC)862235090
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Label
Paris, Paris : journey into the City of Light, David Downie
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocn862235090
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482928471
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)862235090
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not applicable
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