Left Coast Writers®: David Downie - A Passion for Paris

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 7:00pm

In A Passion for Paris David Downie skillfully transports readers into the city’s vibrant culture and many of its hidden locations. Abounding in secluded, atmospheric parks, artists’ studios, cafes, restaurants and streets little changed since the 1800s, Downie demonstrates that Paris exudes romance on every corner, and the art and architecture, the cityscape, riverbanks, and the unparalleled quality of daily life are all part of the equation.

David Downie, a native San Franciscan, lived in New York, Providence, Rome and Milan before moving to Paris in the mid- 1980s. He divides his time between France and Italy. His travel, food and arts features have appeared in print publications worldwide. He is the author of the critically acclaimedParis, Paris, and the bestselling Paris to the Pyrenees.


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A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250043153
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: St. Martin's Press - April 28th, 2015

"A top-notch walking tour of Paris. . . . The author's encyclopedic knowledge of the city and its artists grants him a mystical gift of access: doors left ajar and carriage gates left open foster his search for the city's magical story. Anyone who loves Paris will adore this joyful book.