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As a Francophile, I'm in awe (and maybe a teensy bit jealous) of the life of Sarasota's own Charlotte Perret, who lived for nearly 20 years in the City of Light, where she raised her family as she studied French lit at the Sorbonne (! While there, family members of Parisian carnival folk befriended Perret, brought her into their guarded world, and not only shared their street fair stories, but also their historical vintage memorabilia dating from the 1880s-1950s--some never before seen or published.
Enter , a first-hand glimpse into the exciting itinerant lives of generations of carnival families who brought massive street fairs to Paris, sometimes for weeks at a time--and often with the latest 20th-century industrial inventions like the automobile, electric lighting and cinema.
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The Queen is famously besotted with her great grandchildren so it’s unlikely she minded, even though she was meant to be the centre of attention on the second day of a three-day celebration of her landmark 90th birthday.A lifelong freelance writer, Rick Rubin published more than fifty short stories in national magazines including Esquire, Argosy and Playboy, as well as hundreds of articles, essays, feature stories, and columns in newspapers, magazines and literary journals.His journalism and fiction have won a number of regional and national awards.Retailers like Amazon have the legal right to set their own prices independently.Adding the item to your cart allows Amazon to show you our price consistent with our goal of always offering you the lowest possible prices on the widest selection of products.is a wondrous collection of postcards that serve as a unique historical mapping of Paris’ carnival folk – what inspired you to write this remarkable tome?I was touched, honored and excited to be the first outsider whom the proud carnival families allowed to interview and examine their incredible home collections of vintage fairground postcards sent between older generations in the early 1900s.The one-year-old clamps one fist in her mouth to help with teething and holds the other over her ear to muffle the sound of a thunderous flypast – though she did briefly offer the tens of thousands gathered below her first Royal wave.And though the Duchess looked ravishing in a previously seen Alexander Mc Queen coat dress, it was her two children who stole the show.It began for her earlier with a carriage ride from the Palace to Horse Guards Parade for Trooping the Colour.By her side in the uniform of the Grenadier Guards, complete with bearskin, was Prince Philip, who celebrated his 95th birthday on Friday.