La Seduction

How the French Play the Game of Life

by Elaine Sciolino

La Seduction

Paperback, 338 pages, St Martins Press, List Price: $15.99 | purchase

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The Paris correspondent and author of the award-winning Persian Mirrors reveals the role of seduction in French culture while explaining how crucial the game of seduction is to understanding France, identifying it as a key ideology that shapes how the French conduct business, politics and relationships.

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