My (Half-Time) Paris Life: How Working Away Introduced Me Dwelling
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Lisa Anselmo wraps her whole life round her mom, a robust girl who’s a defining drive in Lisa’s life – perhaps too defining. When her mom dies from breast most cancers, Lisa realizes she hasn’t constructed a lifetime of her personal and struggles to seek out her objective. Who’s she with out her mom – and her mom’s expectations?
Determined for solutions, she turns to her favourite metropolis – Paris – and impulsively buys a small house, refusing to play it secure for the primary time. What begins out as an act of survival units Lisa on a course that reshapes her life in methods she by no means might have imagined. All of a sudden she’s residing like a neighborhood in a metropolis she thought she knew, however her highschool French, whereas high-quality for purchasing bread on the nook boulangerie, goes solely thus far when Paris offers her a robust dose of actual life. From courting to homeownership abroad, Lisa rapidly learns it is not all picnics on the Seine and begins to doubt herself – and her love of the town. However she got here to Paris to be completely satisfied, and she will be able to’t surrender now. Is not happiness price combating for?
Within the vein of Eat, Pray, Love and Wild, My (Half-time) Paris Life is a narrative for anybody who’s ever felt misplaced or hopeless however nonetheless goals of one thing extra. This candid memoir explores one girl’s seek for peace and which means and the way the ups and downs of expat life in Paris taught her to let go of concern, discover self-worth, and create actual, lasting happiness within the Metropolis of Gentle.