BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Greater Journey’

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But he disliked most of the Parisians he encountered and was especially disappointed by the women. “I knew by their looks that they ate garlic and onions,” he wrote.

All in all, “The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris” is a rich and enjoyable literary experience. There are reminders on almost page why Mr. McCullough is one of the nation’s great popular historians.

Claude R. Marx’s book reviews have appeared in publications such as the Wilson Quarterly and the Boston Globe.

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