Every wonder why the French approach life as they do? This book gives comparisons of Anglo vs French thought processes - ingrained from childhood. Even Americans fluent in French do not thoroughly understand the nuances of the language, hospitality, friendship, professional relationships.
Becoming a francophile can be a lieflong pursuit or contained in 305 pages of Au Contraire! with added suggestions for further research if you are so inclined.
Planning to do business w/a French firm....planning a trip to France...planning to host a French exchange student...ease the process with Au Contraire!