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French by Heart: An American Family's Adventures in La Belle France

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Can a family of five from deep in the heart of Dixie find happiness smack dab in the middle of France?

French By Heart is the story of an all-American family pulling up stakes and finding a new home in Clermont-Ferrand, a city four hours south of Paris known more for its smoke-spitting factories and car dealerships than for its location in the Auvergne, the lush heartland of France dotted with crumbling castles and sunflower fields. The Ramseys are not jet-setters; they’re a regular family with big-hearted and rambunctious kids. Quickly their lives go from covered-dish suppers to smoky dinner parties with heated polemics, from being surrounded by Southern hospitality to receiving funny looks if the children play in the yard without shoes.

A charming tale with world-class characters, French By Heart reads like letters from your funniest friend. More than just a slice of life in France, it’s a heartwarming account of a family coming of age and learning what “home sweet home” really means.

Synopsis:

Describes how an American family of five moved from South Carolina suburbia to a town in the middle of France and the dramatic changes in their lives as the entire family embraced a whole new culture and language. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Synopsis:

REBECCA S. RAMSEY lived with her family in a small village in central France for four years, beginning in 1999, before returning to Greer, South Carolina.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780767927185
Subtitle:
An American Family's Adventures in La Belle France
Publisher:
Broadway Books
Author:
Ramsey, Rebecca S.
Author:
Rebecca S. Ramsey
Subject:
Travel : Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Americans
Subject:
France
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
Americans -- France.
Subject:
France Description and travel.
Subject:
Travel - France
Subject:
Travel Writing-France
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20070424
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
308

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History and Social Science » Sociology » General
Travel » Europe » France
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French by Heart: An American Family's Adventures in La Belle France
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Product details 308 pages Crown Publishing Group - English 9780767927185 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Describes how an American family of five moved from South Carolina suburbia to a town in the middle of France and the dramatic changes in their lives as the entire family embraced a whole new culture and language. Original. 25,000 first printing.
"Synopsis" by , REBECCA S. RAMSEY lived with her family in a small village in central France for four years, beginning in 1999, before returning to Greer, South Carolina.
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