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We'll always have Paris : trying and failing to be French [text (large print)] / Emma Beddington.

By: Beddington, Emma, 1974- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Leicester : Charnwood, 2017Copyright date: ©2016Edition: Large print edition.Description: 354 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444831351; 1444831356.Other title: We will always have Paris.Subject(s): Beddington, Emma, 1974- -- Homes and haunts -- France -- Paris | National characteristics, French | Paris (France) -- Description and travelGenre/Form: Autobiographies. | Large type books.Summary: As a bored, moody teenager, Emma Beddington came across a copy of French ELLE in the library of her austere Yorkshire school. As she turned the pages, full of philosophy, sex and lipstick, she realized that her life had one purpose only: she needed to be French. And so she did a French exchange - albeit in Casablanca; and she studied French history at university, spending the holidays in France with her French boyfriend. Eventually, after a family tragedy, she found herself living in Paris with the same French boyfriend and two half-French children. Her dream had come true - but would reality match up? Gradually Emma realized that she might have found Paris, but what she really needed to find was home...
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First published in Great Britain in 2016 by Macmillan.

As a bored, moody teenager, Emma Beddington came across a copy of French ELLE in the library of her austere Yorkshire school. As she turned the pages, full of philosophy, sex and lipstick, she realized that her life had one purpose only: she needed to be French. And so she did a French exchange - albeit in Casablanca; and she studied French history at university, spending the holidays in France with her French boyfriend. Eventually, after a family tragedy, she found herself living in Paris with the same French boyfriend and two half-French children. Her dream had come true - but would reality match up? Gradually Emma realized that she might have found Paris, but what she really needed to find was home...

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