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Paris in Love: A Memoir - Eloisa James
Paris in Love: A Memoir
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In 2009, New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James took a leap that many people dream about: She sold her house, took a sabbatical from her job as a Shakespeare professor, and moved her family to Paris. This memoir chronicles her joyful year in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.... show more
In 2009, New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James took a leap that many people dream about: She sold her house, took a sabbatical from her job as a Shakespeare professor, and moved her family to Paris. This memoir chronicles her joyful year in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Eloisa revels in the ordinary pleasures of life—discovering corner museums that tourists overlook, chronicling Frenchwomen’s sartorial triumphs, walking from one end of Paris to another. She copes with her Italian husband’s notions of quality time; her two hilarious children, ages eleven and fifteen, as they navigate schools—not to mention puberty—in a foreign language; and her mother-in-law’s raised eyebrow in the kitchen (even as she overfeeds Milo, the family dog). Paris in Love invites the reader into the life of a most enchanting family, framed by la ville de l’amour.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780812981902 (0812981901)
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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Community Reviews
cczarneckikernus
cczarneckikernus rated it
1.0 Paris in Love
Writes the way I sometimes think, flight of ideas, but after 1/3 of the way through, I'd had enough. Happy it was just a borrowed library copy.
Bambbles Rambles
Bambbles Rambles rated it
4.0 Reivew: Paris in Love by Eloisa James
Every once in a while, I am up for a good memoir. When I heard that one of my favorite romance novel authors was publishing one, I immediately added it to my to be read shelf. Eloisa writes Paris in Love in short paragraph like status and collects them seemingly chronologically to tell the story of...
I only read when my OCD kicks in
I only read when my OCD kicks in rated it
2.0 Paris in Love: A Memoir
Not sure what I was expecting with this book but whatever it was I didn't get it. This isn't really a book or memoir at all, rather, this is a copy and paste from her facebook blog over a year of living in Paris. For a Shakespeare professor I was expecting some sort of grand adventure.Not that at al...
Skandia
Skandia rated it
3,5 starsLittle bits and pieces of american family's everyday life in Paris during one year. Mostly about dealing with children and family but also little fragments about the city. Just the way I adore Paris too. A memory of christmas lights and snow falling on Champs-Elysee, lunch in little bistro,...
Reading Through The World
Reading Through The World rated it
3.0
My latest armchair traveler read, Paris in Love, will take you through snippets of Eloise James's (pen name of historical romance novelist and professor Mary Bly) year-long sabbatical in Paris with her family. Originally her Facebook and Twitter posts, she weaves together the daily happenings and P...
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