My (part-time) Paris Life

My (part-time) Paris Life

How Running Away Brought Me Home

Book - 2016
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"Lisa Anselmo wrapped her entire life around her mother, a strong woman who was a defining force in her daughter's life--maybe too defining. When her mother dies from breast cancer, Lisa realizes she hadn't built a life of her own, and struggles to find her purpose. Who is she without her mother--and her mother's expectations? Desperate for answers, she reaches for a lifeline in the form of an apartment in Paris, refusing to play it safe for the first time. What starts out as a lurching act of survival sets Lisa on a course that reshapes her life in ways she never could have imagined. But how can you imagine a life bigger than anything you've ever known? [This book is] a story is for anyone who's ever felt lost or hopeless, but still holds out hope of something more. This candid memoir explores one woman's search for peace and meaning, and how the ups and downs of expat life in Paris taught her to let go of fear, find self-worth, and create real, lasting happiness"--
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250067470
1250067472
Branch Call Number: 944.36108 An824A 2016
Characteristics: 242 pages ; 22 cm

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