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Almost French: Love and a New Life in Paris

Turnbull, Sarah

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ISBN 10: 1592400825 / ISBN 13: 9781592400829
Editorial: Gotham Books, U.S.A., 2004
Usado Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa blanda
Librería: Redbrick Books (Springfield, MA, Estados Unidos de America)

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trade paperback with light wear-------------a true story of a young woman who finds adventure and the love of her life in Paris Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 011564

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Título: Almost French: Love and a New Life in Paris

Editorial: Gotham Books, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 2004

Encuadernación: Trade Paperback

Condición del libro:Very Good

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The charming true story of a spirited young woman who finds adventure--and the love of her life--in Paris.

"This isn't like me. I'm not the sort of girl who crosses continents to meet up with a man she hardly knows. Paris hadn't even been part of my travel plan..."

A delightful, fresh twist on the travel memoir, Almost French takes us on a tour that is fraught with culture clashes but rife with deadpan humor. Sarah Turnbull's stint in Paris was only supposed to last a week. Chance had brought Sarah and Frédéric together in Bucharest, and on impulse she decided to take him up on his offer to visit him in the world's most romantic city. Sacrificing Vegemite for vichyssoise, the feisty Sydney journalist does her best to fit in, although her conversation, her laugh, and even her wardrobe advertise her foreigner status. But as she navigates the highs and lows of this strange new world, from life in a bustling quatier and surviving Parisian dinner parties to covering the haute couture fashion shows and discovering the hard way the paradoxes of France today, little by little Sarah falls under its spell: maddening, mysterious, and charged with that French specialty-séduction.

An entertaining tale of being a fish out of water, Almost French is an enthralling read as Sarah Turnbull leads us on a magical tour of this seductive place-and culture-that has captured her heart

Biografía del autor:

Journalist Sarah Turnbull moved to France from Sydney in the mid- 1990s.

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