French Women for All Seasons

French Women for All Seasons : A Year of Secrets, Recipes, and Pleasure

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BONUS FEATURE: Select recipes included on enhanced CD! For the legions of fans who asked for seconds after devouring French Women Don't Get Fat, a charming and practical guide to adding some joie to your vie and to your table, every day of the year. By letter, by email and in person, readers of Mireille Guiliano's phenomenal bestseller French Women Don't Get Fat have inundated her with requests for more advice. Her answer: this buoyant new audiobook, brimming with tips and tricks for living with the utmost pleasure and style, without gaining weight. More than a theory or ideal, the French woman's way is an all-encompassing program that can be practised anytime, anywhere. Here are four full seasons of strategies for shopping, cooking and moving throughout the year. Whether your aim is finding two scoopfuls of pleasure in one of creme brulee, or entertaining beautifully when time is short and expectations are high, the answers are here. Woven through this year of living "comme les francaises" are more of Mireille's delectable stories about living in Paris and New York and travelling just about everywhere else - in the voice that has already beguiled a million honorary French women. Lest anyone still wonder: here is a new compendium of reasons - both traditional and modern - why French women don't get fat.show more

Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 129.5 x 142.2 x 15.2mm | 90.72g
  • Random House Audio Publishing Group
  • United States
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 073934059X
  • 9780739340592

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Praise for "French Women Don't Get Fat" "You've heard it before. . . . But somehow, when the advice comes from Mireille Guiliano, you actually listen. A perfect, slim (and slimming) read for dieters and bon vivants alike." -"Marie Claire" "She spurs readers to give up the guilt and dieting extremes, to eat smarter and more joyfully. . . . Her writing, like her three-meals-a-day diet, is all part of her joie de vivre." -"Women's Wear Daily " "The past few years have been dominated by 'scientific' diets . . . I welcome this break from the usual kind of quick-fix diet book . . . Will this book transform one's eating habits? Its good sense is unanswerable - and, personally, I love the bit about not going to the gym." -Lynne Truss, bestselling author of Eats, Shoots & Leaves" " "Mireille Guiliano's book is slender, elegant, well-spoken, sensible, and unembarrassed by the frank embrace of stratagems - just like the French women whom she holds up to thelshow more

About Mireille Guiliano

Mireille Guiliano, born and brought up in France, is an internationally best-selling author and a long-time spokesperson for Champagne Veuve Clicquot. For more than twenty years she was President and CEO of Clicquot, Inc. (LVMH). She is married to an American and lives most of the year in New York and France (Paris and Provence). Her favorite pastimes are breakfast, lunch and dinner. Her books have appeared in 37 languages. From the Trade Paperback edition.show more

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