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IPG0925 Au Contrairer! Figuring out the French

Au Contrairer! Figuring out the French

ISBN: 9781931930925 ISBN10: 1931930929. Written by: G Asselin. Softcover, 308 pp.,. What makes the French, so French; with their independent personality, romantic qualities, yet avant-garde. This revised edition addresses work, education, romance, friendships, and includes updated information about the French's changing culture and political climate. You will gain a perfect perceptive to understanding French cultural beliefs, assumptions, and attitudes.


RA7695 My Life in France

My Life in France

ISBN: 9780307277695 ISBN10: 0307277690. Written by: Alex Prud'homme. Softcover, 368 pp. The transformation of Julia Child from American transplant to French chef is chronicled in this collection of her memoirs. She arrived in Paris in 1948 with her American husband and discovered a passion for cooking and teaching that led to her best-selling cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking and her TV show, The French Chef. Her experiences with both French and American culture are sure to provide...


PG4629 Pardon My French : Unleash Your Inner Gaul

Pardon My French : Unleash Your Inner Gaul

ISBN: 9781592404629 ISBN10: 1592404626. Written by: Charles Timoney. Softcover, 256pp.. The entries are organized by subjects including food, getting about, education, and many others. Each word is followed by a short explanation and usually an anecdote The writer's style is straight forward, humorous, and presented in context. Anyone planning to be in France for some extended time should find the book enjoyable, as it will help you understand the various nuances of French language and culture....


SBP0455 Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong: Why We Love France but n

Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong: Why We Love France but n

ISBN: 9781402200458 ISBN10: 1402200455. Softcover, 351 pp. The French smoke, drink and eat more fat than anyone in the world, yet they live longer and have fewer heart problems. They take seven weeks of paid vacation per year, yet have the world's highest productivity index. From a distance, modern France looks like a riddle. But up close, it all makes sense. Decrypting French ideas about land, food, privacy and language, the authors weave together the threads of French society from...


PG3479 WTF?!: What The French

WTF?!: What The French

Olivier Magny, Softcover, 288 pp., ISBN:9780425283479, ISBN-10: 042528347X In France, the simple act of eating bread is an exercise in creative problem solving and attempting to spell requires a degree of masochism. But that’s just how the French like it—and in WTF, Magny reveals the France only the French know. From the latest trends in baby names, to the religiously observed division of church and state, prepare yourself for an insider’s look at French culture that is surprising,...


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