In Paris. In love. In trouble.

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This is my blog about a book about a blog.  Make sense?  Anyway, the book’s title Petite Anglaise comes from the author’s popular blog and refers to the nickname the author gained as a young British woman living in Paris.  Author/blogger Catherine Sanderson (known in the online community as “Petite” for short), was a working mother in a stagnant relationship with a Frenchman, the father of her infant daughter, when she decided to start a blog as a diversion from the reality of her less-than-exciting life. As she began to pour her thoughts out to an eager online audience, it became increasingly impossible for her to hide feelings of despair about her romantically-lacking relationship from the blog’s readers.  One such reader with online name “Jim in Rennes” particularly got her attention and the rest is history – all recorded in real time on the internet.  The book is a memoir based on events described in the blog, with lots of colorful description of Paris built in.  I am looking forward to Petite's second installment (Sanderson secured a two-book deal after gaining media attention for suing her employer for wrongful termination when they discovered her blog).


Petite Anglaise

Posted by Kristen Larson at 10/27/2008 08:53:19 AM | 

Paris chez la Petite Anglaise, is great !, yet to read the book, had a look at the blog. Love the videos.
Not too sure I would like to stay in Belleville though (or anywhere near Gare du nord for that matter).
Merci, Au revoir
Posted by: English Channel Ferry ( Email | Visit ) at 12/8/2008 11:54 AM

I read both the blog and the book, and I really love them a lot! I you haven't read it yet I can recommend it.
Posted by: Esmeralda Redfield ( Email | Visit ) at 4/5/2009 3:59 PM

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