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The pleasing hour : a novel

Author: Lily King
Publisher: New York, NY : Grove Press, [2010?], 1999] ©1999
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An American au pair in Paris seems to have found the surrogate family she so badly needs until an incident drives her from the household to care for the wife's elderly aunt in the south of France. There she learns how truly complex families can be.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
King, Lily.
Pleasing hour
(OCoLC)179787145
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lily King
ISBN: 9780802197863 0802197868
OCLC Number: 881687152
Description: 1 online resource (237 pages)
Responsibility: by Lily King.

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Fleeing a devastating personal loss, Rosie takes a job as an au pair with a Parisian family, and soon learns valuable lessons about family and culture, and memory and longing.  Read more...

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"Lily King's splendid new novel consists of one beginning after another, all so assured that it's hard to believe the book itself is her debut" --The New York Times Book Review "Delightful . . . Read more...

 
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