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Paris on the brink : the 1930s Paris of Jean Renoir, Salvador Dalí, Simone de Beauvoir, André Gide, Sylvia Beach, Léon Blum, and their friends / Mary McAuliffe.

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Whiting PL - Whiting 944.361 M119 (Text) 51735011902854 Adult department--Reserve books Display -

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  • ISBN: 9781538112373
  • ISBN: 153811237X
  • Physical Description: xii, 359 pages : black and white illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-343) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
End of an era (1929) -- Rags and riches (1929) -- It could never happen here (1930) -- The ooh la la factor (1930) -- Navigating a dangerous world (1931-1932) -- Taking sides (1933) -- Bloody Tuesday (1934) -- Sailing, sailing (1935) -- Coming apart (1936) -- War in Spain (1936) -- End of the dream (1937) -- In war's shadow (1938) -- Dancing on a volcano (1939) -- Closing the circle (1940).
Summary, etc.:
"Vividly portrays the City of Light during the tumultuous 1930s. The decade was marked by violence at home and the rise of Hitler abroad, even as glamour prevailed in fashion and Surrealism sparked new forms of artistic creativity."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Paris (France) > Civilization > 20th century.
Artists > France > Paris > Biography.
Intellectuals > France > Paris > Biography.
Nineteen thirties.
World War, 1939-1945 > France > History.
Genre: Biographies.

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