C'est la vie: an American conquers the City of Light, begins a new life, and becomes Zut Alors!, almost French
Who, at one time or another, hasnt dreamed of leaving her life behind and moving to Paris? Bestselling writer Suzy Gershman (dubbed Super Shopper Suzy by Oprah and the most famous shopper in the world by American Express Card Services) had always planned to retire to the City of Light with her husband. But when he died, Suzy decided to fulfill their dream alonemaking a new life for herself in her favorite city.Cest la Vieis the deliciously chatty chronicle of her first year in Paris, of the dizzying delights and maddening frustrations inherent in learning to be a Parisian. After a grueling apartment search, the woman who was Born to Shop sets out on the terrific adventure that is French daily lifefrom the great flea markets and restaurants to the mysteries of a French fax machine, the chimney sweep, and a French love affair. Heartfelt, breezy, funny, and garnished with little-known shopping tips, Cest la Vieis a treat not just for armchair travelers, Francophiles, and fans of Peter Mayle, but also for anyone who has ever dreamed of starting life anew.
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|record_details||ils:.b24670005|Book|Books||English|Viking,|2004.|272 pages ; 22 cm.|
|subject_facet||Americans -- France -- Paris, Gershman, Suzy -- Homes and haunts -- France -- Paris, Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century|
|title_display||C'est la vie : an American conquers the City of Light, begins a new life, and becomes Zut Alors!, almost French|
|title_full||C'est la vie : an American conquers the City of Light, begins a new life, and becomes Zut Alors!, almost French / Suzy Gershman|
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|title_sub||an American conquers the City of Light, begins a new life, and becomes Zut Alors!, almost French|
|topic_facet||Americans, Gershman, Suzy, Homes and haunts, Social life and customs|