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The English American

A Novel
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Simon & Schuster
English First Novelists, Fiction, Fiction - General, Literary, Fiction / Literary, General, Adoptees, Birthmothers, Mothers and daug
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11758132M
ISBN 10141655159X
ISBN 139781416551591

The English American is a funny, charming and poignant book -- the kind that you can't resist reading in a single day. --Chicago Sun Times "The English American is an engaging, highly readable tale of one woman's search for love and a place in the world."/5(84).

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As someone who loves British culture, and also has a crazy southern family, I loved the English American. The book captures life in both America and in Britain from the perspective of both an outsider and an insider, with a delightfully funny heroine, Pippa, at the center.4/5(85).

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The English American is a funny, charming and poignant book -- the kind that you can't resist reading in a single day. --Chicago Sun Times "The English American is an engaging, highly readable tale of one woman's search for love and a place in the world."/5(84).

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