Proust's Overcoat: The True Story of One Man's Passion for All Things Proust by Lorenza Foschini

Proust's Overcoat: The True Story of One Man's Passion for All Things Proust

byLorenza Foschini

Kobo ebook | August 3, 2010

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“A rare and wonderfully written book of literary detection that is heartbreaking as well as thrilling.”
—Michael Ondaatje, author of The English Patient<_o3a_p>

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In the tradition of Simon Winchester’s The Professor and the Madman comes Proust’s Overcoat by Lorenza Foschini—the charming, endlessly intriguing story of a collector’s obsessive search for the personal effects of legendary author Marcel Proust. This fascinating true story introduces readers to a truly delightful character—Jacques Guérin, owner of a perfume company in France—and enthralls them with his relentless lifelong pursuit of all things Proustian, even the author’s most mundane possessions.<_o3a_p>

Title:Proust's Overcoat: The True Story of One Man's Passion for All Things ProustFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 3, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062005464

ISBN - 13:9780062005465

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