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  • Title: The Hotel on Place Vendome
  • Autor: Tilar J Mazzeo
  • Editor: HarperCollins
  • Relaese Date: 01 April 2014
  • ISBN: 0062323342
  • EAN: 9780062323347
  • Language: English
  • Age of Range: 15 years
  • Edition:
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 292 pages
  • File Size: 13MB
  • Rating: ★★★★★



Description The Hotel on Place Vendome by Tilar J Mazzeo

Established in 1898 in the heart of Paris on the Place Vendome, the Hotel Ritz instantly became an icon of the city frequented by film stars and celebrity writers, American heiresses and risque flappers, politicians, playboys, and princes. By the 1920s the bar became a favorite watering hole for F. Scott Fitzgerald and other writers of the Lost Generation, including Ernest Hemingway. In June 1940, when France fell to the Germans, Joseph Goebbels, the propaganda minister of the Third Reich, famously declared that the nation'
s capital would remain a high-spirited place--or else. Orders from Berlin specified that the Hotel Ritz would be the only luxury hotel of its kind in occupied Paris.Tilar J. Mazzeo traces the history of this cultural landmark from its opening in fin de siecle Paris to the modern era. At its center, The Hotel on Place Vendome chronicles life at the Ritz during wartime, when the hotel simultaneously served as headquarters to the highest-ranking German officers, such as Reichsmarschall Hermann Goring, and home to wealthy patrons (and to the spies among them) who stayed on in Paris. At Coco Chanel'


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