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France, a Love Story: Women Write about the French Experience

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France has long captured the imagination of Americans. For some women, a love of France and all things French started when they were schoolgirls tackling one of the most seductive tongues. For others the attraction came later when, drawn to what many consider the worlds most exalted culture, they made summer trips or even moved there, learning much about this beguiling country along the way.

In this beautiful collection, women explore their firsthand experiences with the people, landscape, flavors, history, art, culture, and character of this enchanted land. Featuring a delightful mix of perspectives—from M.F.K. Fishers first days in Dijon and Janet Flanners account of post-War Paris to the contemporary prose of Amanda Hesser—this book is sure to strike a chord with Francophiles everywhere.

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In this beautiful collection, women explore their firsthand experiences with the people, landscape, flavors, history, culture, and character of this enchanted land.

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- France is perennially one of the world's top tourist destinations
- Features M. F. K. Fisher, Alice Kaplan, and Janet Flanner, all well-known for their love of France

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ISBN:
9781580051156
Editor:
Cusumano, Camille
Publisher:
Seal Press (CA)
Editor:
Cusumano, Camille
Author:
Cusumano, Camille
Subject:
General
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
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TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues
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Travel - France
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20040731
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TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
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7.5 x 5.5 in 11.5 oz

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- Features M. F. K. Fisher, Alice Kaplan, and Janet Flanner, all well-known for their love of France
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