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Rizzoli is pleased to present the first ever English-language translation of Manuel de St. Germain des Pres by beloved French author Boris Vian. This long-lost "guide" is an important cultural artifact of a poetic Paris that we've only dreamt about. Tour the left bank cafes, galleries, nightclubs, theatres, apartments of Paris. Meet luminaries: Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Jean Cocteau, Jean Genet, Alberto Giacometti, Juliette Greco, Raymond Queneau, Jacques Prevert, Jean-Paul Sartre and their contemporaries...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780847826582
ISBN-10: 0847826589
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 203mm x 14mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Rizzoli International Publications
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Boris Vian

Boris Vian (1920-1959) Vian celebrated his extraordinary imagination with a disorganized career of writing, playing music, throwing and attending parties and attacking any form of pretension or bureaucracy. His works range from the bestselling sex-and-violence thrillers under the name of Vernon Sullivan through popular songs, plays, short stories, to the beautiful and surreal novels.

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