The Greater Journey

Americans in Paris

by David McCullough

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The Greater Journey
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Americans in Paris
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David McCullough

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The best-selling author of 1776 tells the story of the generations of American artists, writers and doctors who traveled to Paris — the intellectual, scientific and artistic capital of the Western world — fell in love with the city and its people, and changed America through what they learned there.

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Samuel F. B. Morse, Gallery of the Louvre, 1831–1833, oil on canvas. Click here to enlarge. Richard House/Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection/Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art hide caption

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