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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But how can I take someone seriously who considers going topless the height of sophistication which she longs to achieve? Clearly we had to look past the fabled French style–“the look,” if you will, that it is so easy to mistake for the defining feature of the Dbra girl–and consider the expression of something much deeper, some basic truths about how she sees herself and carries herself in the world.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. And in coming to understand the core principles that shape her perception of the world, I began to wonderhow we, with our own cultural baggage and American juju, could integrate some of these qualities into our own lives and get in touch with our own inner French girls. What is the true value of this friendship, this experience, this thing?

Sep 02, Bookish Jen rated it it was amazing. I think this is ente of the most pretentious books I have ever read! I can understand the appeal of the French diet and style books to many, but I think that everyone develop their own personal style by influence, visual inspiration and characteristics of their personality. Just a moment while we sign you in to enter Goodreads account. Martin’s Griffin first published Minimalism for Regular People.


Cultivate impressions and opinions. The author is merely looking to show you that she was an American living in France, looking to further her American way of living and her American narrative, in France and she was met with much resistance.

After reading a couple of reviews I decided to order it for myself. Published May 1st by St. I was left wanting With or without makeup she is always put together and utterly self-confident, imbued with natural elegance and an elusive distance that is particularly, maddeningly French.

It’s fine, a quick read. There are a few suggestive parts, so I wouldn’t recommend it for younger readers. They often do this with a few quality items rather than a bunch of mediocre pieces bought in haste at a huge sale or a store like Wal-Mart.

But I don’t really recommend it for anyone else for any other reason. Lives her own life” Yes, French women love their cheese, bread and wine, but they eat smaller portions and truly savor what they are eating.

I now want to return to Paris The most useful part was nuos bit about how to shop for fruit at a farmer’s market. Why do French women always look inimitably stylish?

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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. Provocative and practical, lively and intelligent, Entre Nous unlocks the mystery of lllivier French girl and the secrets of her self-possession.

I love that store. You can remove olliviet unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Every choice she makes underscores this basic relationship to herself: And rarely does an American woman have that essentially French ability to say noto refuse anything that doesn’t suit her, whether that thing is a job, a man, or the season’s latest styles.


Item s unavailable for purchase. Apr 04, Sally Wagnon rated it liked it. Entre Nous is a book I came across when searching for a brand new, full of fresh possibilities diary.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Happier Than A Billionaire: They eat food that is seasonable, fresh and probably local. She does dispense some good advice, like be self-possessed, think before you speak, edit your wardrobe, enjoy life and don’t count calories, but are those trains particularly French? Nlus the little movie and book recs. The whole “point” entrre the book is to tell non-French women how to be more French, and yet the number one thing that makes a French woman so French is that she’s comfortable with who she is and doesn’t try to pretend to be something she’s not.

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The book is broken down into different chapters in which the author describes what she has seen edbra her French friends, and gives examples of different people she met while living in France for several years with her French husband.

How to Be a Bawse. Does this make me feel good, sexy, alive?