The Road from the Past: Traveling Through History in France

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Harcourt Brace & Company, 1996 - Travel - 339 pages
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Caro takes us on an unforgettable driving tour of France, from Provence to the Loire Valley to Paris. With Caro as an epicurean, knowledgeable, and delightfully opinionated guide, we can always be sure to find the most breathtaking vistas, the most extraordinary châteaux, the most inspiring cathedrals, and the very best meals.

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Review: The Road from the Past: Traveling through History in France

User Review  - Daniel Chaikin - Goodreads

A mixed bag. On the nice side this is a quick and pleasant overview of French history from Caesar through the Middle Ages and up to King Louis XIV, highlighted with details of various castles and ... Read full review

Review: The Road from the Past: Traveling through History in France

User Review  - Christine Couvillon - Goodreads

I couldn't get past the first 30 pages. This book is not meant for people who have a background in European history. The book just annoyed me with its broad generalizations and somewhat condescending ... Read full review

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