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    Description"Le Divorce" meets "The Elegance of the Hedgehog" in this hilariously entertaining mega-bestseller from France When her chronically unemployed husband runs off to start a crocodile farm in Kenya with his mistress, Josephine Cortes is left in an unhappy state of affairs. The mother of two--confident, beautiful teenage Hortense and shy, babyish Zoe--is forced to maintain a stable family life while making ends meet on her meager salary as a medieval history scholar. Meanwhile, Josephine's charismatic sister Iris seems to have it all--a wealthy husband, gorgeous looks, and a tres chic Paris address--but she dreams of bringing meaning back into her life. When Iris charms a famous publisher into offering her a lucrative deal for a twelfth-century romance, she offers her sister a deal of her own: Josephine will write the novel and pocket all the proceeds, but the book will be published under Iris's name. All is well--that is, until the book becomes the literary sensation of the season.


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    Title
    The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Katherine Pancol, Translated by William Rodarmor, Translated by Helen Dickinson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 434
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 417 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780143121558
    ISBN 10: 0143121553
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    Libri: ENGM1010
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 843.914
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Libri: AMER3710
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 74
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET050
    Ingram Theme: CULT/FRANCE
    BISAC V2.8: FIC016000, FIC045000, FIC044000
    DC22: 843/.914
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/LIBYRD
    LC classification: PQ2676.A4684 Y4813 2013
    Thema V1.0: FU, FBA
    Illustrations note
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    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    The Penguin Press
    Publication date
    19 February 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Katherine Pancol is one of France's best-known contemporary authors, with millions of copies of her books in print in thirty languages. She lives in Paris.
    Review quote
    "A satisfying read." --"The Washington Post" "Bonjour, book lovers. Get ready for best-selling French author Katherine Pancol's American debut. It's a charmer about fortysomething sisters Iris and Josephine, who have taken very different paths in life but come together when each finds herself in need of a little reinvention. Read it and ouip." --Daily Candy "Lucky you! You're about to succumb to France's most irresistible writer! At the end of this delicious, tender, funny, heartwarming novel, you'll feel as if Iris and Josephine are part of your family." --Tatiana de Rosnay, "New York Times "bestselling author of "Sarah's Key" "Thought Parisian women are perfect? Think again. A delicious treat about separation, sisterhood, and turning tables." --Ines de la Fressange, "New York Times "bestselling author of "Parisian Chic" "There is a gorgeous and invigorating zip and sparkle to the writing. You read it with a big smile." --Elizabeth Buchan, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman" "No wonder Katherine Pancol's books are all bestsellers, reading her feels like coming home. Her characters become like friends and family members, and you long to know how they get on. The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles has all the quirks, tensions, and belly laughs that family, friendship, and sisterhood can entail. It is touching, entertaining, and vibrant." --Cecile David-Weill, author of "The Suitors" "This multilayered well-paced tale will delight you with its entertaining cast of characters and madcap adventures from Paris to the wilds of Africa." --Katharine Davis, author of "Capturing Paris" "Pancol deftly manages the constellation of characters in a cleareyed, warmly funny tale." --"Kirkus" "Pancol's runaway French bestseller is a satisfying Cinderella story. . . . delicious." --"Publishers Weekly" "Riveting . . . Delicious morsels involving ever