Buying A Piece of Paris

Buying A Piece of Paris

A Memoir

Book - 2009
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Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2009, c2007
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780312383558
031238355X
Branch Call Number: 944.361084 N5543B 2007
Characteristics: 248 p. ; 22 cm

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ser_library Mar 24, 2016

a blog turned into a book, rambling but pleasant

WVMLStaffPicks Sep 19, 2014

Living in Paris is the author’s dream, and this is the tale of buying an apartment with minimal language skills, limited time and no understanding of French ways. Like one of my other favourite accounts of negotiating life in France as a foreigner (Almost French by Sarah Turnbull), this is by an Australian. It is delightful to watch as the unpretentious optimism of the Aussie wins over the more cautious and critical Parisians.

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Sep 14, 2011

A great and fun read. Especially interesting for anyone who has been to Paris and thought, "I'd like to buy a little place here some day", which is probably most people who've been to Paris. It's a very easy and entertaining read that I would recommend to just about anyone.

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