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10 edition of Venices found in the catalog.

Venices

by Paul Morand

  • 345 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Pushkin Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • TRAVEL & HOLIDAY,
  • Literary,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • French,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Travel,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8763237M
    ISBN 101901285413
    ISBN 109781901285413

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Venices is his typically unconventional autobiography: an evocative account of a remarkable life lived surrounded by the remarkable. Its poised, impressionistic, "It is after experiencing life that I have returned here to think about myself."/5.

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Another tremendous book by Thomas Fadden; the story of Venice runs parallel to Faddens other book Istanbul, but starts later with Venices beginnings around A.D. Venetians, Fadden writes, were in an interesting position, on a lagoon (physically), and politically between two entities, the East (Constantinople) and the West.

Its unique geography created a tension that contributed to their /5. Books: Nonfiction The City of Falling Angels (John Berendt, ). A best-selling author slowly solves the real-life mystery of a fire that destroyed Venice's La Fenice Opera House.

Venice Book Fair and Writers Festival is a unique event, featuring writing and publishing workshops, and a special day when local and national authors sell and sign books at a festival market in a beautiful downtown Venice, Florida park.

The Book Fair will take place in Blalock Park. from 9 a.m p.m. on Saturday, Ma   A 17 th century book which explains in detail the construction procedure in Venice demonstrates the amount of wood required just for the stakes.

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Drawing on sixteenth-century Winner of the Herbert Baxter Adams Prize of the American Historical AssociationRenaissance Venice is generally portrayed as a city of harmony and consensus. The independent bookstores of Venice are a reflection of the city’s diversity and long literary history.

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Venices. [Paul Morand] -- This autobiography is a poetic evocation of certain scenes of Morand's varied encounters & experiences. All this is filtered through the one constant in his life -. Venice, city, major seaport, and capital of both the province of Venezia and the region of Veneto, northern Italy.

An island city, it was once the center of a maritime republic. It was the greatest seaport in late medieval Europe and the continent’s commercial and cultural link to Asia.The book is set in two Venices, the physical world and its virtual counterpart When a dead female priest is found at the Santa Maria della Salute, Carabiniere Katerine Tapo must solve her first murder case in this complex environment.A poetic evocation of the French diplomat's encounters and experiences, filtered through the one constant in his life—at, writer and poet, traveller and socialite, friend of Proust, Giraudoux and Malraux, Paul Morand was out of the most original writers of the twentieth century.5/5(3).