Author Talk: Jayne Boisvert-Pilgrimage to Paris: The Cheapo Snob’s Guide to the City and the Americans Who Lived There
Paris: City of Light, rich in art, architecture, culture, and history, home of Notre-Dame, the Louvre, and so many other landmarks. It’s no wonder the French capital is one of the top tourist destinations in the world. But there is more to Paris than the Eiffel Tower. Jayne R. Boisvert’s new guide book, , offers an enjoyable and unique way to discover the city. This easy-to-use guide includes travel tips, main attractions, free (and nearly free) things to do, shopping, museums, churches, cafés, and restaurants. The book also provides short biographies and addresses associated with famous Americans—writers, journalists, politicians, musicians and performers, artists and architects, and several other interesting people who don’t fit neatly into typical categories—who spent time living la belle vie in the French capital.
Jayne R. Boisvert obtained a Master of Arts degree in French from Boston College and a Ph.D. from the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the State University at Albany, New York. An ardent traveler, she has visited many different areas of France and the Francophone world over the years.