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The author of the book: Allen Johnson
ISBN: 1631580647
ISBN 13: 9781631580642
Language: English
Edition: Yucca Publishing
Date of issue: October 27th 2015
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 36.80 MB
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To make a friend is a joy. To make a friend in another country is a wonderment—a small miracle. Pardon My French follows an American author who has embraced a daunting mission: not to be a spectator in France but an enthusiastic participant—fully engaged, fully alive.

In France, Johnson is like an alien from another planet. Everything is strange to him. His goal is to speak French without going to prison, drive without being squashed like a bug, dance the tango without losing his marriage, and belt out a tune with a world-class jazz combo without being booed off the stage.

Repeatedly, the author fearlessly steps into harm’s way. He joins a summer acting troop and witnesses the French version of sexual liberation. He pits his rather staid and conventional driving skills against the French speed demons of Languedoc. He tries to be cool in a painting class while sputtering nervously in front of the nude model with the long legs and silky voice.

And then, after it all—after the splendor of Christmas on the Mediterranean, the bicycle tours along the French canals, the mountain treks amply supplied with French bread, cheese, and wine—the miracle happens. The often self-deprecating and bungling American meets and falls in love with a beautiful mistress: La belle France. And when he does, an entire village adopts him into a new family—one with a gracious heart and a beautiful French accent.


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Ebook Pardon My French: How a Grumpy American Fell in Love with France read Online! Allen Johnson is a bi-lingual doctor of psychology, musician, photographer, and four-time published author (he has 2,000 copies in his garage to prove it).

Allen's career has been expansive. He began as a high school teacher in Kelso Washington and Algeria. Later he was a college professor, manager of training and development, leadership consultant and keynote speaker, and professional photographer and videographer (you can see his work at www.fiphoto.net).

Allen’s most recent work, The Awakening: A Novel of Intrigue, Seduction, and Redemption, is praised as “an intricately weaved narrative, exquisitely written, with characters that come alive in both their complexity and their humanity.”


Reviews of the Pardon My French: How a Grumpy American Fell in Love with France


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The book that found the answer to my question

AARON

A hard, shocking, but extremely useful book that makes you think!

LEAH

This book changed my life!

DYLAN

Interesting look on the other side




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