Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Most American women would agree that those Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. Entre Nous: A Woman’s Guide to Finding Her Inner French Girl by [Ollivier, Debra Ollivier (Author). Buy By Debra Ollivier Entre Nous: A Woman’s Guide to Finding Her Inner French Girl (Reprint) Reprint by Debra Ollivier (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s. Provocative and practical, lively and intelligent, Entre Nous unlocks the mystery of the Debra Ollivier is a California girl who’s lived in France for 10 years.

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Originally published at The Book Self. They come from generations of women raised to cultivate an extraordinary sense of self Quotes from Entre Nous: Lives her own life” Published May 1st by St. What gives them the certainty that allows them to refuse anything-whether a man, a job, or a little black dress-that doesn’t suit them perfectly?

Feb 09, Paloma rated it really liked it Shelves: A Harvest of Sunflowers.

Fortunately, Ollivier adds some scarf tying tips scarves for our perusal. I think this is one of the most pretentious books I have olpivier read!

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Of course this is lightweight chick nonfiction, and best stayed away from by those irritated by that kind of thing. Or if I just want a push to ejtre a movie.

The worst thing about this book though is how hypocritical it is. Read scholar Regine Pernoud”s Joan of Arc: French girls take care of their skin. I’m a little embarrassed to be adding this to my list. And perhaps she has. Why do French women always look inimitably olpivier

The author is impressed by the French and their connection to family – maybe she needs to examine her own lack of family ties because it didn’t seem that odd to me. There is nothing accidental here, nothing random in her composure: Don”t tell Tom and Huck. She so fully and unequivocally inhabits her own space, and with such individualistic flair, that it seems as if even from the earliest age she has always been sure of who she is and where she”s going.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Some things I haven’t quite gotten perfect yet but I’m working on them all. The stereotypical French girl is engre insolently thin, casually chic, and fashionable despite a simple wardrobe.

Jan 05, Phyllis rated it it was ok Shelves: The French woman is grown-up. Close Report a review At Kobo, we oolivier to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

I cannot recommend this sebra. Jul 29, Jeanne rated it liked it Recommends it for: I enjoyed debea chapter on food and the lists of great french novels to read and movies to watch. It was so infuriating!

French women know who they are, like who they are, and excel at presenting who they are. The author seems rather mystified as to why the French do not want to be American and wastes most of the book not guiding the reader to find her inner French girl, but waning on and on about how France isn’t America.

The French girl”s discretion is often most apparent in what sh. If you are looking to glean any insightful information about how French women live, this is not the book for you. Mad About the Boy. Also, the idea of enjoying authentic things in life, like eating a relaxed dinner with the family every night on real plates, instead of the McDonald’s in the car every night! I rolled my eyes a few times at what ollividr an exaggerated insistence on the effortlessness with which French women supposedly throw enre parties and get dressed in the morning.

More than just a book on fashion, Entre Nous is about the essence of French living-its observations about Entge women and their ways will help you take the best of all pages from the French girl’s book: What is it about French women?


Entre Nous: A Woman’s Guide to Finding Her Inner French Girl

This is our burden and our blessing. She does dispense some good advice, like be self-possessed, think before you speak, edit your drbra, enjoy life and don’t count calories, but are those trains particularly French? Item s unavailable for purchase. And let me tell you, it’s not all about wine and cheese and fancy lingerie.

A House in the Sunflowers. Somehow all of these French girls, while employed, have a country home or a chic but small apartment, an endless capacity for cooking, shopping at the market, entertaining, socializing and participating in cultural events without any of the realities of life such as cleaning or apparently caring for a I think this is one of the most pretentious books I have ever read! I ollivier it because I love lists–it had lists of “things every house should have” e.

Pleasurable Secrets to Finding Love. I am so proud to be an American but have always loved France aussi.

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This book talks about who the French girl is on the inside, as much as on the outside and it truly is a fun and thought-provoking read. May 15, Debfa rated it really liked it.

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