9789814721790

Cultureshock! Paris

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  • ISBN13:

    9789814721790

  • ISBN10:

    9814721794

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-02-01
  • Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd

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Summary

About the Book CultureShock! Paris is an indispensable guide for anyone planning a stay in the City of Light. Let Frances Gendlin, with her invaluable Parisian insider knowledge and non-native perspective, take you through the process of settling in, whether for short or longer stays. From finding your own pied-a-terre and navigating French bureaucracy to discussing haute cuisine and French wines, all the practical information you need is at your fingertips. As a guest in France, should you kiss your host or shake his hand? Is it rude to be late or a faux pas to be early for a party? And what about meeting the French and making friends? If you are lucky enough to find yourself in this exquisite and sophisticated city, get the most of out of your stay with this essential and fun-to-read guide! About the Series CultureShock! is a dynamic, indispensable series of guides for travellers looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting, working in or moving to. Each title explains the country's customs, traditions and social and business etiquette in a lively, informative style. CultureShock! authors, all of whom have experienced the joys and pitfalls of cultural adaptation, are ideally placed to provide warm and helpful advice to those who seek to integrate seamlessly into diverse cultures.

Author Biography

Frances Gedlin has held leadership positions in both magazine and book publishing. She was Editor and Publisher of the magazine Sierra, and Executive Director of the Association of American University Presses. She has written guides to Rome and San Francisco. Frances has lived in Paris for a decade and her fictional memoir, Paris, Moi and the Gang: A Memoir…Of Sorts can be found on amazon.com.

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