Memoirs of Montparnasse

Memoirs of Montparnasse

eBook - 2007
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Memoirs of Montparnasse is a delicious book about being young, restless, reckless, and without cares. It is also the best and liveliest of the many chronicles of 1920s Paris and the exploits of the lost generation. In 1928, nineteen-year-old John Glassco escaped Montreal and his overbearing father for the wilder shores of Montparnasse. He remained there until his money ran out and his health collapsed, and he enjoyed every minute of his stay. Remarkable for their candor and humor, Glassco's memoirs have the daft logic of a wild but utterly absorbing adventure, a tale of desire set free that is only faintly shadowed by sadness at the inevitable passage of time.
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, c2007
ISBN: 9781590175378
1590175379
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill

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ser_library Mar 24, 2016

i first read this in 1970 and enjoyed re-reading.

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