Antoine Laurain - The President's Hat

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 6:00pm

Antoine Laurain's prize-winning French bestseller is a charming fable about the power of a hat that takes the reader on a roller-coaster ride through French life during the Mitterrand years.

Shot through with a delicious, wicked sense of humor, The President's Hat ($14.95) is a vivid re-creation of the everyday life of an era.

Antoine Laurain was born in Paris. He is a writer, collector, and director of several short films.

 

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By Antoine Laurain, Gallic Books (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781908313478
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Published: Gallic - September 3rd, 2013

This prize-winning French bestseller is a charming fable about the power of a hat that takes the reader on a roller-coaster ride through French life during the Mitterrand years.

Dining alone in an elegant Parisian brasserie, accountant Daniel Mercier can hardly believe his eyes when President Francois Mitterrand sits down to eat at the table next to him.