Proust's Overcoat

The True Story of One Man's Passion for All Things Proust
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Author(s): Lorenza Foschini
Original Publish Date: Aug 03, 2010
Product Number: EB00236582
Released: Mar 18, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062005465
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Description

"A rare and wonderfully written book of literary detection that is heartbreaking as well as thrilling." />—Michael Ondaatje, author of In the tradition of Simon Winchester's Lorenza Foschini—the charming, endlessly intriguing story of a collector's obsessive search for the personal effects of legendary author Marcel Proust. This fascinating true story introduces readers to a truly delightful character—Jacques GuErin, owner of a perfume company in France—and enthralls them with his relentless lifelong pursuit of all things Proustian, even the author's most mundane possessions.