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Monsieur Mediocre: One American Learns the High Art of Being Everyday French

Author: John Von Sothen.

Monsieur Mediocre: One American Learns the High Art of Being Everyday French

Author: John Von Sothen.

$17.00 $5.98
Item #: D32455
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Publication Date: 2020
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780735224858
We buy books about how the French parent, why French women don't get fat, and how to be Parisian wherever you are. Through the stories his mother told of her year spent there, John von Sothen fell in love with Paris. After marrying a French waitress, von Sothen finally moved to Paris—but 15 years in, he's ready to admit his mother's dream city is mostl... More
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We buy books about how the French parent, why French women don't get fat, and how to be Parisian wherever you are. Through the stories his mother told of her year spent there, John von Sothen fell in love with Paris. After marrying a French waitress, von Sothen finally moved to Paris—but 15 years in, he's ready to admit his mother's dream city is mostly a fantasy. In these hilarious essays, von Sothen walks us through real life in Paris, myth-busting our daydreams but also revealing other reasons to adore the City of Light.


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