French Lessons: A Memoir Book Summary and Study Guide

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The author's experience of falling in love with the French language, from boarding school in Suisse to Graduate work at Yale and the Sorbonne and her dissertation on a French collaborator with the nazis.
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Her father was one of the lawyers prosecuting the Nuremburg war crimes trials.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   French Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   scholar Age:    -   20's-30's Has magical powers?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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