Married in Paris- a Memoir: A Young Woman's Plight in the City of Light Against Military Might Overcoming Her Fright and Gaining Insight

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Xlibris Corporation, Nov 24, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 108 pages

In 1963 an innocent nineteen year old leaves her small town in Colorado to fly to Paris and marry her high school sweetheart who is serving there with the United States Army. Army red-tape, French bureaucracy, culture differences, language barriers and poverty are some of the challenges she encounters. She relates the joys and sorrows of this incredibly strange experience. After forty years she asks the question, if I bribe a bureaucrat, disobey a priest and forge the best man's signature am I really married?

 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
Doing the Tasks
Shocked by Embassy Shocked by Electricity
The Evil Woman
Married in BoulogneBillancourt
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Pat Enderle is a retired computer programmer living in Colorado. She most enjoys the company of her two grandchildren Kallie and Kevin. She is a Girl Scout Leader for her granddaughter's Brownie Troop, volunteers at her local library as a Web developer, and lives with her husband Al. They have been married over forty years and are fond of recounting their time in Paris and how it has influenced their life.

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