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    DescriptionAh, 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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    Title
    France... Really!!!
    Subtitle
    The French Uncorked!
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dale Gershwin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 90
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 205 mm
    Thickness: 7 mm
    Weight: 145 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780889627963
    ISBN 10: 0889627967
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: GEO
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1D
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WTM
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-TT
    BIC subject category V2: GTB
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Subject Code: TT
    LC classification: DS
    B&T Approval Code: A23306000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS022000, HIS013000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET050
    Ingram Theme: CULT/FRANCE
    B&T Approval Code: A14500000
    DC21: 944
    BISAC V2.8: LCO010000
    Abridged Dewey: 909
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 17
    BISAC V2.8: TRV009050
    BIC subject category V2: 1D
    BISAC V2.8: HUM000000
    DC22: 944.002
    Thema V1.0: WTM, GTM
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1D
    Publisher
    Mosaic Press
    Imprint name
    Mosaic Press
    Publication date
    01 November 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Ontario
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    "The Book That Exporses The French As They Really Are."