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    • Haussmann, or the Distinction

    • By: Paul La Farge
    • Narrated by: Eric Bauersfeld
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 6

    Baron Georges-Eughne Haussmann was the architect of modern Paris. In two decades, from 1853 to 1869, he transformed the cramped, filthy lanes of the medieval city into the airy boulevards and green parks of today. Yet there is a story that, on his deathbed, Haussmann wished to undo everything he'd built. "Would that it had died with me!" he is supposed to have said. What is the secret of the baron's last regret?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Brings another era alive

    • By Janine on 07-04-10

    Regular price: $20.97