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The Resource The Seine : the river that made Paris, Elaine Sciolino

The Seine : the river that made Paris, Elaine Sciolino

Label
The Seine : the river that made Paris
Title
The Seine
Title remainder
the river that made Paris
Statement of responsibility
Elaine Sciolino
Title variation
River that made Paris
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the spring of 1978, as a young journalist in Paris, Elaine Sciolino was seduced by a river. In The Seine, she tells the story of that river through its rich history and lively characters - a bargewoman, a riverbank bookseller, a houseboat-dweller, a famous cinematographer known for capturing the river's light. She patrols with river police, rows with a restorer of antique boats, discovers a champagne vineyard, and even dares to swim in the Seine. Sciolino's keen eye and vivid prose bring the river to life as she discovers its origins on a remote plateau in Burgundy, where a pagan goddess healed pilgrims at an ancient temple. She follows the Seine to Le Havre, where it meets the sea. Braiding memoir, travelogue, and history through the Seine's winding route, Sciolino offers a love letter to Paris and the river at its heart and invites readers to explore its magic."--
Summary
The former New York Times Paris bureau chief and author of the best-selling The Only Street in Paris presents a vibrant tour of the Seine that traces its rich history and the stories of contributors from all walks of life
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10823988
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sciolino, Elaine
Dewey number
944.36
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Seine River Valley (France)
  • Paris (France)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the river that made Paris
Label
The Seine : the river that made Paris, Elaine Sciolino
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
One -- THE SEINE IS FRANCE -- Poetry in Motion -- The Most Romantic River in the World -- The Main Street of France -- Two -- WESTWARD FROM BURGUNDY -- The Ancient Source -- The Legend of the River -- Paths to Paris -- Champagne on the Seine -- Three -- THE SPINE OF PARIS -- It Started with a Canoe -- The Beating Heart of Paris -- Clean Enough for a Swim? -- The Zen of Rowing and Fishing -- Paris la Nuit -- What's Sex Got to Do with It? -- The Seine Also Rises -- A Bend in the River -- Scenes on the Seine -- River of Song -- Capturing the Moment -- Selling Books, Selling Dreams -- Guardians of the Peace -- The Unknown Woman of the Seine -- Island-Hopping -- Four -- FROM CITY TO SEA -- River of Light -- The Port That Rivaled Paris -- Tsunami on the Seine -- Windmills and War -- No End to the Seine? -- Five -- RIVER OF DREAMS -- Reinventing the River -- The Joy of Life
Control code
000065964156
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
370 pages
Isbn
9780393609356
Lccn
2019025988
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1113328869
Label
The Seine : the river that made Paris, Elaine Sciolino
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
One -- THE SEINE IS FRANCE -- Poetry in Motion -- The Most Romantic River in the World -- The Main Street of France -- Two -- WESTWARD FROM BURGUNDY -- The Ancient Source -- The Legend of the River -- Paths to Paris -- Champagne on the Seine -- Three -- THE SPINE OF PARIS -- It Started with a Canoe -- The Beating Heart of Paris -- Clean Enough for a Swim? -- The Zen of Rowing and Fishing -- Paris la Nuit -- What's Sex Got to Do with It? -- The Seine Also Rises -- A Bend in the River -- Scenes on the Seine -- River of Song -- Capturing the Moment -- Selling Books, Selling Dreams -- Guardians of the Peace -- The Unknown Woman of the Seine -- Island-Hopping -- Four -- FROM CITY TO SEA -- River of Light -- The Port That Rivaled Paris -- Tsunami on the Seine -- Windmills and War -- No End to the Seine? -- Five -- RIVER OF DREAMS -- Reinventing the River -- The Joy of Life
Control code
000065964156
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
370 pages
Isbn
9780393609356
Lccn
2019025988
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1113328869

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