My (Part-Time) Paris Life

How Running Away Brought Me Home
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.60 hours)
Product Number: Z100125929
Released: Jun 01, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781427281135
Narrator/s: Lisa Anselmo
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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Lisa Anselmo wrapped her entire life around her mother, a strong woman who was a defining force in Lisa's life—maybe too defining. When her mother dies from breast cancer, Lisa realizes she hasn't built a life of her own and struggles to find her purpose. Who is she without her mother—and her mother's expectations? Desperate for answers, she turns to her favorite city—Paris—and impulsively buys a small apartment, refusing to play it safe for the first time. What starts out as an act of survival sets Lisa on a course that reshapes her life in ways she never could have imagined. Suddenly, she's living like a local in a city she thought she knew, but her high school French, while fine for buying bread at the corner boulangerie, goes only so far when Paris gives her a strong dose of real life. From dating to homeownership in a foreign country, Lisa quickly learns it's not all picnics on the Seine, and starts to doubt herself—and her love of the city. But she came to Paris to be happy, and she can't give up now. Isn't happiness worth fighting for? My (Part-time) Paris Life is a story for anyone who's ever felt lost or hopeless, but still dreams of something more. This candid memoir explores one woman's search for peace and meaning, and how the ups and downs of expat life in Paris taught her to let go of fear, find self-worth, and create real, lasting happiness in the City of Light. This program is read by the author.

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Author(s): Lisa Anselmo
Original Publish Date: Oct 11, 2016

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Author(s): Lisa Anselmo
Product Number EB00666602
Released: Oct 11, 2016
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: #9781466875821

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