Culture Shock! France: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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Graphic Arts Books, 2005 - Travel - 256 pages
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CultureShock! France peels away the layers of the French and their country to reveal the heart of the Gallic temperament. Written in a personable style, the book navigates through diverse topics that are essential for delving into the culture of France; topics such as learning the French language, how best to work with the French, observing their body language and even how to choose wine in a restaurant. Glean practical advice on finding a home, getting the utilities running and putting the children into school. Find out more about the French, a complex people who maintain a cool composure on the outside yet are inwardly passionate about art, romance, cuisine and wine. Discover how easily the French recognise a foreigner just by the way their salad and pasta are eaten and learn how to avoid being the object of their criticism. CultureShock! France is a must-read guide to all the essential information needed for one to feel right at home in France. Book jacket.

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Taylor is a foreign correspondent with perches in Paris and in Hong Kong. She is Far Eastern Correspondent for Publishers Weekly.

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