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Author Sciolino, Elaine.

Title La seduction : how the French play the game of life / Elaine Sciolino.

Publication Info. New York : Times Books, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  302.3 SCIOLINO, ELAINE    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  302.34 SCI    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  944.36 SCIOLINO    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  944 SCIOLINO    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  302.34 SCIOLINO    DUE 04-23-24
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  302.3 SCIOLINO    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 338 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [309]-319) and index.
Contents So very French. Liberte, egalite, seduction -- The seductive country -- It's not about the sex -- Prolonging the moment. La belle France -- Intellectual foreplay -- You never know -- Make friends with your butcher -- Written on the body. The allure of the flesh -- The temptation of scent -- The gastronomic orgasm -- Seduction and public life. Hide in plain sight -- La pipe and le cigare -- Bon courage, chouchou -- The civilizing mission -- The end of the affair. Seduce or die -- Epilogue: the dinner party.
Summary Reveals the role of seduction in French culture while explaining how crucial the game of seduction is to understanding France, identifying seduction as a key ideology that shapes how the French conduct business, politics, and relationships.
Subject France -- Social life and customs.
Seduction -- France.
ISBN 9780805091151
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