French Milk
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French Milk

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During winter break of her senior year of college, cartoonist Lucy Knisley and her mother embarked on a six-week adventure in Paris to celebrate milestone birthdays: Lucy's twenty-second, and her mother's fiftieth, each angst-inducing for their own reasons. Staying in a small rented apartment with plenty of quirks in the fifth arrondissement, they surprise themselves by falling into their new surroundings with an unexpected ease, content filling their days with visits to the market, cafe, and museums. French Milktells the story of it all through Lucy's illustrations and photos. Filled with gorgeously charming drawings and photos of the sights, smells, and tastes of the City of Light, French Milkwill make anyone pine for a tall glass of it - with a fondant, of course.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 137.16 x 208.28 x 17.78mm | 294.83g
  • SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • TOUCHSTONE
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised
  • b-w illos and photos t-o
  • 1416575340
  • 9781416575344
  • 45,183

Review quote

"A keenly observed letter back home...the pleasure Knisley takes in food and company is infectious." -- Douglas Wolk, slate "Charming." -- Publishers Weekly "Wonderful...Read it and you will not be disappointed." -- Whitney Matheson, Usa Today

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About Lucy Knisley

Lucy Knisley is a recent graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and currently attends the Center for Cartoon Studies. During the month and a half she spent in Paris she estimates that she ate approximately sixty croissants, more than four hundred cornichons, and a metric ton of chocolate mousse. Born and raised in New York, she now lives in Chicago. Visit www.stoppayingattention.com for more information.

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