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Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong: Why We Love France but Not the French
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sourcebooks Inc
Publication date May 1, 2003
Pages 320
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781402200458
ISBN-10 1402200455
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 8.25 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Original list price $21.99
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The French...

-Smoke, drink and eat more fat than anyone in the world, yet live longer and have fewer heart problems than Americans

-Work 35-hour weeks, and take seven weeks of paid holidays per year, but are still the world's fourth-biggest economic power

So what makes the French so different?

Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong is a journey into the French heart, mind and soul. Decrypting French ideas about land, privacy and language, Nadeau and Barlow weave together the threads of French society--from centralization and the Napoleonic Code to elite education and even street protests--giving us, for the first time, a complete picture of the French.

"[A] readable and insightful piece of work." --Montreal Mirror

"In an era of irrational reactions to all things French, here is an eminently rational answer to the question, 'Why are the French like that?'" --Library Journal

"A must-read." --Edmonton Journal




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from Sourcebooks Inc (May 1, 2003)
9781402200458 | details & prices | 320 pages | 6.00 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $21.99
About: The French.
Miscellaneous
With Julie Barlow | 1 edition from Sourcebooks Inc (May 1, 2003)
9781402230578 | details & prices | 368 pages | List price $14.95

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