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Paris to the moon

by Adam Gopnik

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gopnik, Adam -- Homes and haunts -- France -- Paris,
  • Americans -- France -- Paris,
  • Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAdam Gopnik
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC718.A44 G67 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 338 p. :
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18118505M
    ISBN 100679444920
    LC Control Number00037297

    A brilliant, exhilarating book." --Francine du Plessix Gray "Adam Gopnik is a dazzling talent--hilarious, winning, and deft--but the surprise of Paris to the Moon is its quiet, moral intelligence. This book begins as journalism and ends up as literature."--Malcolm Gladwell. “There are two kinds of travelers. There is the kind who goes to see what there is to see, and the kind who has an image in his head and goes out to accomplish it. The first visitor has an easier time, but I think the second visitor sees more.” ― Adam Gopnik, Paris to the veterans-opex.com by:

    One was the old nineteenth-century vision of Paris as the naturally modern place, the place where the future was going to happen as surely as it would happen in New York. If a train were going to run to the moon, that train would originate from the Gare du Nord, . In this collection of 23 essays and journal entries, many of which were originally published in the New Yorker, Gopnik chronicles the time he spent in Paris between and Although his subject.

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Sep 11,  · Advance praise for Paris to the Moon "Adam Gopnik's avid intelligence and nimble pen found subjects to love in Paris and in the growth of his small American family there. A conscientious, scrupulously savvy American husband and father meets contemporary France, and fireworks result, lighting up not just the Eiffel Tower."Cited by: Paris to the Moon may be the finest expatriate book of recent years, and it's a worthy update of the American-moves-to-Paris trope of which Hemingway makes up the cornerstone.

Adam Gopnik is a writer's writer, and a thinker's writer/5. Sep 11,  · Adam Gopnik's Paris to the Moon abounds in the sensuous delights of the city—the magical carousel in the Luxembourg Gardens, the tomato dessert at Arpege, even the exquisite awfulness of the new state library.

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Adam Gopnik's Paris to the Moon abounds in the sensuous delights of the city--the magical carousel in the Luxembourg Gardens, the tomato dessert at Arpège, even the exquisite awfulness of the new state library. But the even greater joys of this exquisite memoir are timeless and even placeless--the excitement of the journey, the confusion of an outsider, and, most of all, the love of a family.

Advance praise for Paris to the Moon "Adam Gopnik’s avid intelligence and nimble pen found subjects to love in Paris and in the growth of his small American family there. A conscientious, scrupulously savvy American husband and father meets contemporary France, and fireworks result, lighting up not just the Eiffel Tower." –John Updike.

Apr 02,  · This is a charming book, a collection on wonderful pieces on one of the world's favourite cities from an American journalist based in the city. Paris to the Moon ranges right across the full scope of Parisian life. There's no real reason to say much more than this.

If Paris is a city that you hold any affection for then read this book/5(). Paris. The name alone conjures images of chestnut-lined boulevards, sidewalk cafés, breathtaking façades around every corner--in short, an exquisite romanticism that has captured the American imagination for as long as there have been Americans.

InAdam Gopnik, his wife, and their infant son left the familiar comforts and hassles of New York City for the urbane glamour of the City of /5(14). Oct 17,  · ‎Paris. The name alone conjures images of chestnut-lined boulevards, sidewalk cafés, breathtaking façades around every corner--in short, an exquisite romanticism that has captured the American imagination for as long as there have been Americans.

In/5(26). Jan 01,  · "Paris to the Moon" is one of the most enjoyable books of last year, and also one of the most intelligent -- a rare combination.

Highly and enthusiastically recommended. Moony Over ParisCited by: Paris to the Moon (, ISBNRandom House) is a book of essays by The New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik.

Overview. The essays detail life in modern Paris and what drew author Gopnik to Paris. ReferencesAuthor: Adam Gopnik. Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik available in Trade Paperback on veterans-opex.com, also read synopsis and reviews.

Paris. The name alone conjures images of 5/5(1). Sep 11,  · "Adam Gopnik is a dazzling talent--hilarious, winning, and deft--but the surprise of Paris to the Moon is its quiet, moral intelligence.

This book begins as journalism and ends up as literature." --Malcolm Gladwell/5(78). An American writer, essayist and commentator. He is best known as a staff writer for The New Yorker—to which he has contributed non-fiction, fiction, memoir and criticism—and as the author of the essay collection Paris to the Moon, an account of the half-decade that Gopnik, wife Martha, and son Luke spent in the capital of France/5.

Paris to the Moon by Gopnik, Adam and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at veterans-opex.com Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik - AbeBooks veterans-opex.com Passion for books. So, I recommended Anna read a great Paris book: Paris to the Moon. Adam Gopnik’s Paris to the Moon is a standout among books about the City of Light.

Published over ten years ago (, Random House), it still holds up well. Paris to the Moon chronicles Gopnik’s life in Paris. He, his wife Martha and their baby moved to the city in Editions for Paris to the Moon: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperba Home My Books.

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A talented essayist for the New Yorker pens a love letter to the City of Lights, praising Paris to the moon (though that’s not the original meaning of the title). Gopnik, who lived with his family in Paris for a few years, gets a grip on the grandeur and travails of the capital’s shopping, cuisine, haute couture, and architecture, as well as French procedures for faxes, exercise.Apr 08,  · This is a charming book, a collection on wonderful pieces on one of the world's favourite cities from an American journalist based in the city.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Adam Gopnik. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this travel, non fiction story are.

The book has been awarded with, and many others/5.