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Père Goriot;

Author: Honoré de Balzac
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday [1951]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eugene wants to get on in the world. So he has come to Paris, where the streets teem with chancers, criminals, and social climbers-and everyone is out for what he can get. When he finds a place to stay at a shabby boarding house, he sees the potential to make a fortune in two beautiful, aristocratic women who visit the lonely old lodger Goriot. Could they bring Eugene the status and acceptance he craves? Nothing is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: French fiction
Bildungromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Honoré de Balzac
OCLC Number: 165836
Description: 281 pages illustrations (some color) 22 cm
Responsibility: Illustrated by Margot Tomes.

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Eugene wants to get on in the world. So he has come to Paris, where the streets teem with chancers, criminals, and social climbers-and everyone is out for what he can get. When he finds a place to stay at a shabby boarding house, he sees the potential to make a fortune in two beautiful, aristocratic women who visit the lonely old lodger Goriot. Could they bring Eugene the status and acceptance he craves? Nothing is as it seems in Paris, however, and soon he is over his head in a world of greed and obsession.

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