French Illusions: My Story as an American Au Pair in the Loire Valley (Book 1) Linda Kovic-Skow

ISBN: 9781457514579

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French Illusions: My Story as an American Au Pair in the Loire Valley (Book 1) by Linda Kovic-Skow
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***Bronze Medal Winner in the Non-Fiction - Travel category at the 2014 Readers Favorite Book Award Contest***This is a wonderful debut memoir, made much more appealing because it is true. A well written, fast-paced book enhanced by sprinkles ofMore***Bronze Medal Winner in the Non-Fiction - Travel category at the 2014 Readers Favorite Book Award Contest***This is a wonderful debut memoir, made much more appealing because it is true. A well written, fast-paced book enhanced by sprinkles of French...It’s 1979 and twenty-one-year-old Linda Kovic needs to learn a language fast in order to fulfill her dream of becoming a flight attendant.

Broke yet determined, she chooses French immersion and contracts to become an au pair for a wealthy family in the Loire Valley. Yielding to poor judgment, she lies on her application and claims to speak basic French, confident shell be forgiven once she arrives at the Château de Montclair. As she struggles to adapt to her challenging new environment with the hard-to-please Madame Dubois and her two incomprehensible children, Linda signs up and attends language classes at the local university. When she encounters, Adam, a handsome young student, her life becomes more complicated—much more complicated—adding fuel to her internal battle for independence.

French Illusions: My Story as an American Au Pair in the Loire Valley is the first of two books based on the authors diaries.



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