The Sterns take the reader touring beyond the reflection of the City of Light, illuminate instead the far corners of France...Normandy, Brittany, the Chateau country, the Atlantic Coast, Perigord, the Pyrenees, Roussillon, the Gorge of the Tarn, Auvergne, Provence, the Riviera, Corsica, the Alps, Burgundy, the Jura, Alsace, Lorraine, Champagne and the battlefields of World War I, the North Channel Coast. Their book is intended to be ""far more than a hotel directory,"" suggesting a varied fare, including popular places but telling also what to avoid, and it is aimed at the cultivated middle class, perhaps middle-aged, traveler. They discuss the details of trip planning, costs, cash, things to arrange before one leaves, what to take; hotels and pensions, dining and wining and driving through France; the country and the people. They addend books and pamphlets about their subject, and a list of recommended hotels and restaurants. The last time you saw Paris, did you see France? The Sterns will show it to you.