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ರ Free Hardcover Read [ ᘆ The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris ] ವ E-Pub Author David McCullough ೨ ರ Free Hardcover Read [ ᘆ The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris ] ವ E-Pub Author David McCullough ೨ Best Books of the Month, June 2011 At first glance, The Greater Journey Americans in Paris might seem to be foreign territory for David McCullough, whose other books have mostly remained in the Western Hemisphere But The Greater Journey is still a quintessentially American history Between 1830 and 1900, hundreds of Americans many of them future household names like Oliver Wendell Holmes, Mark Twain, Samuel Morse, and Harriet Beecher Stowe migrated to Paris McCullough shows first how the City of Light affected each of them in turn, and how they helped shape American art, medicine, writing, science, and politics in profound ways when they came back to the United States McCullough s histories have always managed to combine meticulous research with sheer enthusiasm for his subjects, and it s hard not to come away with a sense that you ve learned something new and important about whatever he s tackled The Greater Journey is, like each of McCullough s previous histories, a dazzling and kaleidoscopic foray into American history by one of its greatest living chroniclers.A rich and enjoyable literary experience There are reminders on almost page why Mr McCullough is one of the nation s great popular historians Claude R Marx, The Washington TimesFor than 40 years, David McCullough has brought the past to life in books distinguished by vigorous storytelling and vivid characterizations McCullough again finds a slighted subject in The Greater Journey, which chronicles the adventures of Americans in Paris Wonderfully atmospheric Wendy Smith, Los Angeles Times From a dazzling beginning that captures the thrill of arriving in Paris in 1830 to the dawn of the 20th century, McCullough chronicles the generations that came, saw and were conquered by Paris The Greater Journey will satisfy McCullough s legion of loyal fans it will entice a whole new generation of Francophiles, armchair travelers and those Americans lucky enough to go to Paris before they die Bruce Watson, The San Francisco ChronicleAn epic of ideas, as well as an exhilirating book of spells This is history to be savored Stacy Schiff, The New York Times Book ReviewMcCullough s skill as a storyteller is on full display The idea of telling the story of the French cultural contribution to America through the eyes of a generation of aspiring artists, writers and doctors is inspired a compelling and largely untold story in American history Kevin J Hamilton, The Seattle TimesA lively and entertaining panorama By the time he shows us the triumphant Exposition Universelle in 1889, witnessed through the eyes of such characters as painters John Singer Sargent and Robert Henri, we share McCullough s enthusiasm for the city and his affection for the many Americans who improved their lives, their talent and their nation by drinking at the fountain that was Paris Michael Sims, The Washington PostMcCullough s research is staggering to perceive, and the interpretation he lends to his material is impressive to behold Expect his latest book to ascend the best seller lists and be given a place on the year end best lists Booklist starred review There is not an uninteresting page here as one fascinating character after another is explored at a crucial stage of his development Wonderful, engaging writing full of delighting detail John Barron, Chicago Sun TimesAn ambitious, wide ranging study of how being in Paris helped spark generations of American genius A gorgeously rich, sparkling patchwork, eliciting stories from diaries and memoirs to create the human drama McCullough depicts so well Kirkus Reviews starred review McCullough has hit the historical jackpot A colorful parade of educated, Victorian era American travelers and their life changing experiences in Paris Publishers Weekly starred 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    • The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
    • 1.1
    • 11
    • Hardcover
    • 578 pages
    • David McCullough
    • English
    • 03 May 2017

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