French Milk

· Sold by Simon and Schuster
3.3
42 reviews
Ebook
192
Pages
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About this ebook

Through delightful drawings, photographs, and musings, twenty-three-year-old Lucy Knisley documents a six-week trip she and her mother took to Paris when each was facing a milestone birthday. With a quirky flat in the fifth arrondissement as their home base, they set out to explore all the city has to offer, watching fireworks over the Eiffel Tower on New Year's Eve, visiting Oscar Wilde's grave, loafing at cafés, and, of course, drinking delicious French milk. What results is not only a sweet and savory journey through the City of Light but a moving, personal look at a mother-daughter relationship.
3.3
42 reviews
Third-party review
I'm really enjoying Knisley's work -- I enjoy the way she captures the everyday, the personal storytelling that is both deeply honest and quite funny, and the travelogue aspects of this book. Lots to enjoy in a slim package.
Third-party review
Wonderful multimedia memoir about five weeks in Paris with Mom.
Third-party review
Quick, easy read. But mostly fluff, little insight. She spends 6 weeks in Paris and whines a lot

About the author

Lucy Knisley is a recent graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and currently attends the Center for Cartoon Studies. During the month and a half she spent in Paris she estimates that she ate approximately sixty croissants, more than four hundred cornichons, and a metric ton of chocolate mousse. Born and raised in New York, she now lives in Chicago.

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