France... Really!!!: The French Uncorked!

France... Really!!!: The French Uncorked!

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By (author) Dale Gershwin

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  • Publisher: Mosaic Press
  • Format: Paperback | 90 pages
  • Dimensions: 154mm x 205mm x 7mm | 145g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2003
  • Publication City/Country: Ontario
  • ISBN 10: 0889627967
  • ISBN 13: 9780889627963
  • Sales rank: 1,042,858

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Ah, France! The country Anglo-Saxons love to hate. Yet, we are endlessly obsessed with all things french. Nineten million Anglo-Saxons visit France each year. French places beckon us. French things captivate us. French people intrigue us. They always have, and likely always will.But who are they...really In France...Really!!! you will find thoughts, impressions, opinions, comments, questions, and even decrees about the French which people have had for centuries, but have rarely dared to utter, at least in public. Author Dale Gershwin now breaks all these taboos with openness and honesty to give it all to us UNsugar-coated, UNembroidered, UNprettified. The fables and foibles of the French, finally revealed!Topics include: Time, Sex, Food, Family, Service, Fashion, Political Correctness, Religion, Language, Sports, Politeness, Hygeine, Security, and The Magic Word. In a rare combination of humour, scorching insight, and flair, Dale Gershwin gets to the heart and soul of La France and les francais.

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Dale Gershwin was raised in Philadelphia and lived on both US coasts prior to traveling the world and settling in Paris, where she has been for almost twenty years. She has worked for multinational and French corporations, honing her insights into what makes the French tick. She is also the author of "Our Lady," an erotic thriller set in Paris, which was featured by Doubleday Book Club.

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"The Book That Exporses The French As They Really Are."