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Confessions of a Concierge: Madame Lucie`s History of Twentieth-Century France

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Confessions of a Concierge: Madame Lucie`s History of Twentieth-Century France - Smith, Bonnie G
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Bonnie Smith here tells Madame Lucie's colorful life history, first by skillfully recording the concierge's reminiscences and then by describing her own observations as a participant in Madame Lucie's world. The overall effect is an unusual, richly textured image of modern France as it was experienced by a figure of the working class. Madame Lucie's life and her memories--moving, engrossing, entertaining--are a valuable source of insight into French culture and society. As she herself says early in the book, "What I'm ...

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Confessions of a Concierge: Madame Lucie`s History of Twentieth-Century France 1987, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300040388

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Confessions of a Concierge: Madame Lucies History of Twentieth-Century France 1985, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300033168

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