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    DescriptionNumber 1 on the Bestseller list (Australia) with over 20,000 copies sold in the UK alone and over 250,000 world-wide! Almost French has been a huge success and now with the new-look, mass market B Format it is ready to go stellar! Publication timed for major trade promotions including summer reading and airport holiday exodus. In the bestselling tradition of Frances Mayes' Under the Tuscan Sun, Chris Stewart's A Parrot in the Pepper Tree or Peter Mayle - but without the pile of stones! Funny, perceptive and poignant Almost French is an often hilarious mixture of a young woman's personal memoir and armchair travel. A spectacular example of culture clash - and a happy ending.

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    Almost French
    A New Life in Paris
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sarah Turnbull
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 322
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 201 mm
    Weight: 300 g
    ISBN 13: 9781857883701
    ISBN 10: 1857883705

    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DDF
    BIC subject category V2: WTL
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 23690
    BISAC V2.8: TRV009050, BIO026000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DDF
    DC22: 944.361083092
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    26 May 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Sarah Turnbull is a freelance writer. and formerly a television journalist with SBS, she began working in print media after moving to Paris from Sydney eight years ago. Since then she has been writing regularly for magazines ranging from the Weekend Australian Magazine to Australian Gourmet Traveller and she is contributing editor to marie claire. In the 1998 MPA awards Sarah was named Feature Writer of the Year for three investigative stories published in marie claire. As a student at the Australian National University, Sarah studied Politics, Fine Art and French. She dropped French after failing the subject during her first year.
    Review quote
    ..".a love song to Paris and France, yes, but a love song in a minor key Readers looking for a cool dose of reality...will be rewarded many times over...."