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You don't have to live in Paris to experience her unique beauty, allure, and enchantment. With this dazzling literary celebration of the City of Light, you can stroll along the Seine with David Sedaris inMe Talk Pretty One Day, sample croissants in a patisserie with M. F. K. Fisher inAs They Were, and savor Mona Lisa's smile at the Louvre with Mark Twain inInnocents Abroad. With fascinating annotations on the works, the writers, and the wonders of one of the world's most beautiful places,A Literary Paristakes you on abon voyagethrough this incomparable city--onemot justeat a time!
One is not born a woman, one becomes one. -Simone de Beauvoir Literature has provided us with some of the most unforgettable women in history. From wives and mothers to daughters and lovers, these women all have one thing in common--they'reuncommonheroines. This unique collection includes more than twenty great novel excerpts depicting women young and old, wise and weary, flamboyant and cunning such as: Emma Woodhouse inEmmaby Jane Austen Jane Eyre inJane Eyreby Charlotte Bronte Holly Golightly inBreakfast at Tiffany'sby Truman Capote Evelyn Couch inFried Green Tomatoesby Fannie Flagg Celie inThe Color Purpleby Alice Walker This book celebrates the women we envy, admire, and are inspired by--generation after generation.
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