The Dream Maker

The Dream Maker

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by Jean Christophe Rufin
     
 

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Based on the true story of Jacques Coeur, The Dream Maker is the story of a Steve Jobs of the Middle Ages. Coeur was the King of France’s visionary First Banker who, with his tours of the Far East, his public criticism of the Crusades, and his efforts to develop trade and an operable financial system, contributed to bringing France out of darkness and

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Based on the true story of Jacques Coeur, The Dream Maker is the story of a Steve Jobs of the Middle Ages. Coeur was the King of France’s visionary First Banker who, with his tours of the Far East, his public criticism of the Crusades, and his efforts to develop trade and an operable financial system, contributed to bringing France out of darkness and toward the Renaissance and modernity. An adventure novel, a novel of ideas, and a moving love story.

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“Jean-Christophe Rufin has re-established his eloquence and spirit, that of the great novelist of the people, which…enchants his readers. His new novel is both a chivalric odyssey and a brilliant reflection on power.”— Lire

The Dream Maker blends with skill and efficiency politics, business, travel and love. All of this written in a classic, elegant prose, of which Jean-Christophe Rufin has long had a command.”— Le JDD

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609451424
Publisher:
Europa
Publication date:
11/05/2013
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher

“Jean-Christophe Rufin has re-established his eloquence and spirit, that of the great novelist of the people, which…enchants his readers. His new novel is both a chivalric odyssey and a brilliant reflection on power.”— Lire

The Dream Maker blends with skill and efficiency politics, business, travel and love. All of this written in a classic, elegant prose, of which Jean-Christophe Rufin has long had a command.”— Le JDD

Meet the Author

Jean Christophe Rufin is a founder of Doctors without Borders, former president of the organization Action Against Hunger. a former ambassador, winner of the Goncourt prize for The Abyssinian (W.W. Norton 2000), and the author of numerous bestsellers.

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The Dream Maker 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous 4 months ago
MOMMY
Anonymous 4 months ago
She appears inside Werekits dream.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago