The Most Beautiful Walk In The World: A Pedestrian in Paris

Paperback | May 24, 2011

byJohn Baxter

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“Aman with a great appreciation of what makes Paris tick.” —Newsday

Fromthe author of Immoveable Feast and We’ll Always Have Paris comes aguided tour of the most beautiful walks through the City of Light, includingthe favorite walking routes of the many of the acclaimed artists and writerswho have called Paris their home. Baxter highlights hidden treasures along theSeine, treasured markets at Place d’Aligre, thefavorite ambles of Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, and Sylvia Beach, andmore, in a series of intimate vignettes that evoke the best parts of Paris’smany charms. Baxter’s unforgettable chronicle reveals how walking is the bestway to experience romance, history, and pleasures off the beaten path . . . notonly of La Ville-Lumière, but also, perhaps, of life itself.

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“Aman with a great appreciation of what makes Paris tick.” —NewsdayFromthe author of Immoveable Feast and We’ll Always Have Paris comes aguided tour of the most beautiful walks through the City of Light, includingthe favorite walking routes of the many of the acclaimed artists and writerswho have called Paris their home. Baxter highlig...

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Thrust into the unlikely role of professional "literary walking tour" guide, an expat writer provides the most irresistibly witty and revealing tour of Paris in years.In this enchanting memoir, acclaimed author and long- time Paris resident John Baxter remembers his yearlong experience of giving "literary walking tours" through the cit...

John Baxter has lived in Paris for more than twenty years. He is the author of four acclaimed memoirs about his life in France:The Perfect Meal: In Search of the Lost Tastes of France;The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris;Immoveable Feast: A Paris Christmas; andWe'll Always Have Paris: Sex and Love in the City of ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.12 × 5 × 0.8 inPublished:May 24, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061998540

ISBN - 13:9780061998546

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“Fabulous . . . the perfect companion for anyone inspired to hop over to France after seeing Midnight in Paris