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Fragile Glory:
A Portrait of France and the French

by Richard Bernstein

ISBN 039458340X / 9780394583402 / 0-394-58340-X
Publisher Knopf
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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An enormously entertaining account of contemporary France from the former Paris bureau chief of The New York Times. Bernstein combines personal memoir, informed observation, and news-hound curiosity to offer a stirring and unforgettable panaorama of Franceat times exalted, troubling, and occasionally absurd.