Foreign tongue a novel of life and love in Paris by Vanina Marsot

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Published by Harper in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Young women -- Fiction,
  • Translating and interpreting -- Fiction,
  • Americans -- France -- Paris -- Fiction,
  • Paris (France) -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementVanina Marsot.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3613.A77755 F67 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination368 p. ;
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23954632M
ISBN 109780061673665
LC Control Number2009281176

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Foreign Tongue is an apt name for this novel. By intermingling sex, language, culture, love, and translation the way that Vanina Marsot defines the phrase foreign tongue in every conceivable way.

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‘Foreign Tongue,’ is a rare and canny creature: a brainy, sexy, romatic comedy of letters If the moonlit Parisian finish to ‘Foreign Tongue’ is a little Hollywood, who says that’s a bad thing.

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But pragmatic professional writer Anna, who has been unlucky in love in L.A., has come here with keys to her aunt's empty apartment. Tongue twisters in many languages. Tongue twisters are a fun way to practise your pronunciation in languages you're learning, as well as in your native language.

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Foreign Tongue. Author(s): Vanina Marsot As she is intrigued by his story and taken in by the mystery behind the book, she learns more about herself and how to find the best parts of her French and American self.

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