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Rick Steves 2019 Paris FOL PAP/MA Edition
Contributor(s): Steves, Rick, Smith, Steve, Openshaw, Gene
ISBN: 1631218344     ISBN-13: 9781631218347
Publisher: Avalon Travel Pub
    OUR PRICE: $19.79  
Product Type: Paperback
Published: October 2018
Annotation: A resource for travelers visiting Paris for a week or more includes strategic advice; top sights and hidden gems; the best places to eat, sleep and relax; self-guided walking tours; a packing list; a list of French phrases; and more. Original.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Travel | Europe | France
- Travel | Museums, Tours, Points Of Interest
Dewey: 914.4/361048412
LCCN: bl2018189886
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Series: Rick Steves' Paris
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 8.25" H x 4.75" W x 1.00" (0.82 lbs) 721 pages
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Contributor Bio(s): Since 1973, Rick Steves has spent about four months a year exploring Europe. His mission: to empower Americans to have European trips that are fun, affordable, and culturally broadening. Rick produces a best-selling guidebook series, a public television series, and a public radio show, and organizes small-group tours that take over 20,000 travelers to Europe annually. He does all of this with the help of a hardworking, well-traveled staff of 100 at Rick Steves' Europe in Edmonds, Washington, near Seattle. When not on the road, Rick is active in his church and with advocacy groups focused on economic justice, drug policy reform, and ending hunger. To recharge, Rick plays piano, relaxes at his family cabin in the Cascade Mountains, and spends time with his partner Trish, son Andy, and daughter Jackie.

Connect with Rick:
twitter: @RickSteves
instagram: ricksteveseurope

Steve Smith manages tour guides for Rick Steves' Europe tour program and has been researching guidebooks with Rick for over two decades. Fluent in French, he's lived in France on several occasions, starting when he was seven. Steve owns a restored farmhouse in rural Burgundy where he hangs his beret in research season. Steve's wife, Karen Lewis Smith-who is an expert on French cuisine and wine - provides invaluable contributions to his books.

Gene Openshaw has co-authored a dozen Rick Steves books, specializing in writing walks and tours of Europe's cities, museums, and cultural sites. He also contributes to Rick's public television series, produces tours for Rick Steves Audio Europe, and is a regular guest on Rick's public radio show. Outside of the travel world, Gene has co-authored The Seattle Joke Book. As a composer, Gene has written a full-length opera called Matter, a violin sonata, and dozens of songs. He lives near Seattle with his daughter, enjoys giving presentations on art and history, and roots for the Mariners in good times and bad.