The pleasing hour : a novel (Book, 1999) []
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The pleasing hour : a novel

The pleasing hour : a novel

Author: Lily King
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rosie, an American au pair, comes to live with Nicole and Mark Tivot and their family on a houseboat in Paris. After one of the children witness something she shouldn't between Rosie and Marc, Rosie moves to the south of France to care for the Nicole's elderly aunt, where she soon learns she has much in common with the austere Nicole.

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Genre/Form: Bildunsromane
Fictional Work
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lily King
ISBN: 0871137542 9780871137548 0743201647 9780743201643
OCLC Number: 972714188
Awards: Winner of Discover Great New Writers (Fiction) 1999
Description: 237 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Lily King.


Fleeing a devastating personal loss, a young American woman heads to Paris to work as an au pair, and finds both trouble and salvation within the Tivot family.  Read more...


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