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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Feb 09, Paloma rated it really liked it Shelves: Americans tend to put their children in the center of the universe, and then the kids meet the rest of the world and realize that they’re not the center of the universe!

A significant portion of this book includes sidebars on what appears to be the author’s opinion on modern French culture. There were definitely some ideals in this book that I would like to implement into my own life, such as the French girl’s love of REAL food, the time she devotes to herself, and how self contained she is.

But then again, this book almost makes it seem as if t To me this was a great light, fun and even inspiring read. I like that each section gives you suggestions on books, movies, and has great little French quotes.

Also, there’s really nothing in Ollivier’s Entre Nous that’s you wouldn’t have already found out in Sixty Million Frenchmen. French women view food as both sustenance and celebration. Turn off the computer. Perhaps if the author had not be obsessed with the notion that the French should live as Americans do, she may have been able to write about her French experience rather than spend chapter after chapter whining to the point of nausea.

Lives her own life” Have you ever heard French pop music? The French girl tends to her personal, private garden with dedication.

The author seems rather mystified as to why the Ollovier 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. Read scholar Regine Pernoud”s Joan of Arc: While I’m also half Italian, I am always secretly drawing on my ‘inner French girl’ to move through my life.

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French girls take care of their skin. This was an easy, fast read, and was fun to read about French history, debar, and other French things, which I love.

Why do French women always look inimitably stylish? This is not a book to be read for sentimental reasons, but for the good bits on fashion and eating. Yes, she does have an exasperating tendency to be thin.

Ollivirr book talks about who the French girl is on the inside, as much as on the outside and debr truly is a fun and thought-provoking read. She was perfectly content and undeniably sensual, and when she spoke, which she did sparingly, you could tell she had a superbly intelligent mind.

French girls don’t care if their husbands have mistresses. Aug 27, Ambreen rated it liked it.

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

You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. She does not confuse commerce with culture and the narrative in her life does not come from what she buys or sees on TV; rather, it comes from getting sensual satisfaction in olliveir moment, from feeling an almost tactile pleasure etnre evocative power in the seemingly mundane.

They come from generations of women raised nohs cultivate an extraordinary sense of self The French girl wears her discretion like a filter or a screen, and every decision in her life passes through it: Ollivier divides her book into several parts.

Her long hair was pulled back with a tortoiseshell barrette, though several fugitive strands tumbled onto her shoulders in unruly wisps, and she wore not one bit of makeup.

And French women look totally chic. Upon completing it, I felt like the author owed me several hours of wasted time and a full refund.

She was living in an old renovated farmhouse at the time, just south of Paris, where her husband and a group of aspiring Truffauts were shooting a film on unrequited love and existentialism. Especially when writing about pretty legendary women. Some good points, but, although I think it was a silly book, I enjoyed reading it.

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

The best part Okay, I knew this book would be silly, but I have to say, it’s pretty dumb. Yes, ollvier has some interesting tidbits and vignettes of the “French girl,” a mythical creature that cannot really exist in reality. Mar 07, Hilari rated it it was ok. And let me tell you, it’s not all about wine and cheese and fancy lingerie. Don”t get thrown off course by the prevailing winds of trend. Jul 29, Jeanne rated it liked it Recommends it for: Sensuality is so pervasive in her life eentre it is almost transparent.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. If you really want some deeper insight into French culture, h It’s fine, a quick read. If you are looking to glean any insightful information about how French women live, this is not the book for you.

ollicier At Least You’re in Tuscany. The little black dress is an absolute must have and French onion soup and a piece of baguette make a perfect lunch.

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In the home, French women surrounds themselves with items that give their lives meaning and have an element of history. 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!

French women know who they are, like who they are, and excel at olljvier who they are.

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