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Bel-Ami

Author: Guy de Maupassant; Ernest Augustus Boyd
Publisher: New York : Vintage Classics, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage Classics edView all editions and formats
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"Georges Duroy is a down-and-out journalist from a humble background who engineers a stunning rise to the top of Parisian society through his relationships with influential and wealthy women. Making the most of his charm and good looks (his admirers nickname him 'Bel ami'), Duroy exploits the weaknesses of other to his own advantage--in the process betraying the woman who has most selflessly supported him"--Page 4  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guy de Maupassant; Ernest Augustus Boyd
ISBN: 9780307740885 0307740889
OCLC Number: 505417269
Description: 357 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Bel-Ami.
Responsibility: Guy de Maupassant ; translated from the French by Ernest Boyd.

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"Georges Duroy is a down-and-out journalist from a humble background who engineers a stunning rise to the top of Parisian society through his relationships with influential and wealthy women. Making the most of his charm and good looks (his admirers nickname him 'Bel ami'), Duroy exploits the weaknesses of other to his own advantage--in the process betraying the woman who has most selflessly supported him"--Page 4 of cover.

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