Parrot and Olivier in America

By Peter Stafford Carey
(Faber & Faber, Paperback, 9780571253326)

Publication Date: February 2011

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“Snobbish, aristocratic Olivier, a fictional version of historian and political thinker Alexis de Tocqueville, escapes the French Revolution to America with his angry servant, Parrot. Their lives become a grand adventure both historical and humorous.”
-- Karen T. Harris, Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, Vineyard Haven, MA



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