• 5 Facts About Mark Twain In Paris

    5 Facts About Mark Twain In Paris0

    Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens], the author of such classics as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, was a frequent visitor to Paris. “In Paris they just simply opened their eyes and stared when we spoke to them in French! We never did succeed in making those idiots understand their own

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  • 5 Facts About James Baldwin In Paris

    5 Facts About James Baldwin In Paris0

    James Baldwin, the American author of Go Tell It on the Mountain and Giovanni’s Room, was more than a novelist, poet, playwright, and activist. James Baldwin fulfilled his dream of living in Paris beginning in 1948. “It is perfectly possible to be enamoured of Paris while remaining totally indifferent or even hostile to the French.”—James

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  • 5 Facts About Gertrude Stein In Paris

    5 Facts About Gertrude Stein In Paris1

    Gertrude Stein, the author of The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas and The Making of Americans, was more than a novelist, poet, and playwright. Gertrude Stein was an imposing figure in the expat community in Paris during the first half of the twentieth century. “America is my country and Paris is my hometown.”—Gertrude Stein Here

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