Book review, interview and giveaway: The French House – I love France #102

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The French House:
An American Family, a Ruined Maison,

and the Village That Restored Them All


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In full compliance with FTC Guidelines,
I received this book for free in exchange
for a fair and honest review.
I was in no way compensated for this post
as a reviewer,
and the thoughts are my own.
The French House
By
Don Wallace
Publication Date: June 3, 2014
at Sourcebooks

Pages: 336
ISBN: 978-1402293313

Genre:
memoir/travel

Source: Received
from the publisher for a virtual book tour
on France Book Tours

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Buy this book on: Sourcebooks, Amazon (paperback or kindle), B&N (Paperback or Nook), BAM, IndieBound, Indigo

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Paris in July 2014

MY THOUGHTS ABOUT THIS BOOK

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One of the characteristics of our modern world is that one no longer remains in one’s job for life. To survive, one often needs to reinvent oneself, and often in lands quite far away from where one was born.
Don Wallace and his wife Mindy are thus typical people of their time. Struggling as a young couple with their jobs and their own identity, they decided to travel in Europe and see if life would be better out there.
Things did not seem to be much brighter than in New York for these two aspiring authors, but at least in Greece they had tasted a bit of island life and they had liked it. So when a friend invited them to spend some time to recuperate on a tiny island off the Brittany French coast, they went.

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