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Almost French

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Description for Almost French Paperback. Fraught with culture clashes but rife with deadpan humor, 'Almost French' is an enthralling read as Turnbull leads readers on a magical tour of Paris, the seductive place--and culture--that has captured her heart. Num Pages: 328 pages. BIC Classification: 1DDF; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 304. A New Life in Paris. 322 pages. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DDF; WTL. Dimension: 199 x 130 x 21. Weight: 304.
Almost French takes readers on a tour fraught with culture clashes but rife with insight and deadpan humour - a charming true story of what happens when a strong-willed Aussie girl meets a very French Frenchman. Backpacking around Europe, twenty-something Sarah Turnbull meets Frederic and impulsively accepts his invitation to visit him for a week in Paris. Eight years later, she is still there - and married to him. The feisty journalist swaps vegemite for vichyssoise and all things French, but commits the fatal errors of bowling up to strangers at classy receptions, helping herself to champagne, ... Read more

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Nicholas Brealey Publishing
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About Sarah Turnbull
Despite having failed French in her first year at University, journalist Sarah Turnbull moved to France from Sydney in the mid 1990s. Her articles appear regularly in a variety of magazines such as Marie Claire, for which she is a contributing editor. She lives in Paris with her husband Frederic and their dog, Maddie.

Reviews for Almost French
Best, most seductive and funniest travel memoir this summer is Sarah Turnbull's Almost French, a novel twist on an Australian twenty-something back-packer's romantic liaison with a very French Frenchman and the howling differences in language, customs and expected behaviour.
What's On in London
Turnbull pulls no punches when it comes to describing life among her new countrymen and ... Read more

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