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Bel mi [electronic resource] : the history of a scoundrel / Guy de Maupassant.

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  • ISBN: 9781620110676 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1620110679 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [S.l.] : Duke Classics, 2012.

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General Note: "First published in 1885" --T.p. verso.
Summary, etc.: "Georges Duroy is a down-and-out journalist from a humble background who engineers a stunning rise to the top of Parisian society through his relationships with influential and wealthy women. Making the most of his charm and good looks (his admirers nickname him 'Bel ami'), Duroy exploits the weaknesses of other to his own advantage--in the process betraying the woman who has most selflessly supported him"--P. [4] of cover.
Language Note: Translated from French.
Source of Description Note: Description based on online resource; title from EPUB title page (OverDrive viewed, June 13, 2012).
Subject: Journalists > Fiction.
Seduction > Fiction.
Social classes > Fiction.
Conduct of life > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Paris (France) > History > 1870-1940 > Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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