The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris, 1830-1900 by David McCullough
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
David McCullough presents a luscious book of words and images to tell the interwoven stories of the life and times of creative Americans between 1830 and 1900 as they were drawn to arduous journeys to inspirational Paris. The historical perspective is enormous and magnificently rendered as the humanity of great American artists and little known details of their lives unfold. French history flows through the story in a most engaging way leaving the reader full and satisfied at the end of this delicious book.
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