Playing House in Provence: How Two Americans Became a Little Bit French (English Edition)

  • 206 pages
  • Anglais
  • Format Kindle
Playing House in Provence: How Two Americans Became a Little Bit French (English Edition)

↏ New ⫸ Playing House in Provence: How Two Americans Became a Little Bit French (English Edition) 2018 ⠒ Book Author Mary Lou Weisman ⡷ Author Mary Lou Weisman and her husband, Larry, didnt want to tour a foreign country they wanted to become part of it They were eager to pierce the tourist veil, and get as close to the essence of the culture as they could No observing from the outside with their noses pressed to the glass They yearned for someone to open the door and invite them to step right in and make themselves at home They wanted to become so French that even Americans wouldnt like them.In September of 2003, the Weismans arrived in Provence, France, for the first of four, monthlong stays Playing House in Provence follows them on their sometimes wonderful, sometimes humiliating, always playful pursuit, as they learn that feeling disoriented and stupid on a daily basis can be fun So can looking up French words they need to ask for directionso est la pharmacieonly to realize theres pas une chance they will understand the answer. Funnier, smarter, and wickedly honest than any memoir about Provence.Sybil SteinbergContributing Editor, Publishers Weekly Playing House in Provence: How Two Americans Became a Little Bit French (English Edition)

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