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Paris-underground

Etta Shiber

Paris-underground

by Etta Shiber

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Paris.,
  • Escapes.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Etta Shiber ; in collaboration with Anne and Paul Dupre.
    ContributionsDupre, Anne., Dupre, Paul.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD811.5 .S49 1943a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 392 p. ;
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22436624M
    LC Control Number43018224

    Etta Shiber is the author of Paris-Underground ( avg rating, ratings, 45 reviews, published ) and Paris Underground ( avg rating, 0 rating /5.   In a great new title from Penguin, “Paris Underground: The Maps, Stations, and Design of the Métro,” Mark Ovenden takes readers on a tour of the system’s history through its maps, signage Author: Macy Halford.

    Paris - Underground BY ETTA SHIBER. Contents include: I Escape from Europe i II Flight from Paris 13 III The English Pilot 22 IV Running the Gauntlet 31 V They Are Here 37 VI Plans for Escape 51 VII William Escapes 57 VIII A Trip to Doullens 67 IX Ten Thousand Englishmen 80 X The Gestapo Pounces 86 XI Where Is Lieutenant Burke 93 XII Nach Paris. Paris underground. [Tamara Hovey] -- Photographs, prints, and text depict the construction of the Paris subway. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library.

    Get this from a library! Paris underground. [Caroline Archer; Alexandre Parré] -- The underground quarries beneath the city of Paris have been a memorial of events for over years, with a long tradition of writing and painting on the walls. This book explores the diversity of.   Paris Underground 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews. Guest: More than 1 year ago: Caves as a source of civilization sources have long been a part of cultural studies: what men and women do in the dark underground spaces to communicate their feelings, responses, fears, sensual pleasures. political reasons for escaping the world above at 5/5(1).


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This book, published inis an autobiographical account of a middle-aged American woman (Etta Shiber) living in Paris in the s. After her husband died, she left Manhattan to live with a friend, Kitty, an Englishwoman who had married a French wine merchant whom she later amicably divorced/5.

"Paris Underground" is a truly chilling tale about life under Nazi occupation--where trying to do the right thing often led to death. Shiber's tale is full of suspense: "when will she get caught?" "When will the Nazis free her?5/5(3).

"Paris Underground" is a truly chilling tale about life under Nazi occupation--where trying to do the right thing often led to death. Shiber's tale is full of suspense: "when will she get caught?" "When will the Nazis free her?/5(30).

Paris Underground (book) Paris Underground is a memoir written by Etta Shiber in The book was later made into a film with the same name in The book discusses Ms. Shiber's experiences helping British pilots trapped behind enemy lines.

Paris Underground By Caroline Archer with photos by Alexandre Parre is a book I wish had been published before my most recent trip to Paris, France. Little known to the average citizen of or visitor to Paris, the city was Paris-underground book over the /5(12).

And in addition, Paris Underground is a brilliant survey of French engineering and design. Author Mark Ovenden sees, and makes his readers see, how much one seemingly mundane element in an industrial culture -- in this case, a city transit system -- can reveal about the wider culture itself/5(26).

Paris Underground book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Literally underneath Paris, graffiti, signage, murals and mosaics reflec 4/5.

"Paris Underground" is a truly chilling tale about life under Nazi occupation--where trying to do the right thing often led to death.

Shiber's tale is full of suspense: "when will she get caught?" "When will the Nazis free her?/5(33). In Paris Underground, Mark Ovenden turns his attention to the famous Paris transit system with its inimitable Art Nouveau inspired A word-of- mouth sensation, Transit Maps of the World garnered rave reviews and offered delicious eye-candy to the many who devoured its lusciously designed pages.4/5.

Before World War II had ended, a 65 year-old former Manhattan housewife by the name of Etta Shiber wrote a book entitled Paris Underground. It told the story of how she and others, including a friend identified as “Kitty Beaurepos”, helped almost British soldiers escape from German-occupied France.

Paris Underground, by Etta Shiber, was originally published in It is the story of two women, Etta (the author, a year-old, widowed American) and her friend Kitty Beaurepos (a year-old Englishwoman, French by marriage), who were living together in Paris when the Nazis invaded.

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Open daily, except Mondays and certain holidays, from 9. 11/19/ Paris really is a tale of two cities. There is the City of Light, above ground, with its beloved Eiffel Tower or Louvre is the city that the world sees and loves.

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I have just finished reading Paris Underground - I have a first edition,and keep reminding myself what Shiber writes is fresh experiences, unburnished or unblemished by 5/5(2). Paris - Underground BY ETTA SHIBER. Contents include: I Escape from Europe i II Flight from Paris 13 III The English Pilot 22 IV Running the Gauntlet 31 V They Are Here 37 VI Plans for Escape 51 VII William Escapes 57 VIII A Trip to Doullens 67 IX Ten Thousand Englishmen 80 X The Gestapo Brand: Read Books Ltd.

PARIS UNDERGROUND is the most extensive and fascinating journey in this underworld. But there is much more: catacombs, quarries, metro subway system, sewers, WW2 bunker, canals, prison, secret laboratories and many bizarre places to be discovered.

Welcome to this unexplored : Alain Bali. Navigating the Paris Métro System. Ask at the ticket booth for un grand plan du métro (a big métro map), because the small ones are hard to read.

The métro lines are named for the stations at which they follow the signs for the platform in the direction you are headed. If, for example, you want to go from the Bastille to the Place de la Concorde, take the line marked.

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The delectable follow up to Transit Maps of the World— with a French twist A word-of-mouth sensation, Transit Maps of the World garnered rave reviews and offered delicious eye-candy to the many who devoured its lusciously designed pages. In Paris Underground, Mark Ovenden turns his attention to the famous Paris transit system with its inimitable Art Nouveau Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

About Paris Underground The delectable follow up to Transit Maps of the World — with a French twist A word-of-mouth sensation, Transit Maps of the World garnered rave reviews and offered delicious eye-candy to the many who devoured its lusciously designed pages. The entire Paris underground is one zone, unlike the Paris RER trains which have zones & different fares per zones traveled.

Even though a few Paris Metro stations are actually outside of Paris fare zone 1, a single Paris Metro ticket is still valid for travel from inside zone 1 and ending at a Metro station outside of Paris zone 1. This story on the Paris catacombs and underground is a collaboration between National Geographic and NPR News.