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The Pleasing Hour
The Pleasing Hour
Author: Lily King
The first novel from a new literary voice brimming with sensitivity and lyricism, The Pleasing Hour is the story of an American in Europe whose coming-of-age defies all our usual conceptions of naivete and experience. Fleeing a devastating loss, Rosie takes a job as an au pair with a Parisian family and soon finds the comfort and intimacy she lo...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780743201643
ISBN-10: 0743201647
Pages: 256
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  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 21 ratings
Publisher: Touchstone
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Beautifully written, very literary story about a nanny's trip to France for some healing.
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I really enjoyed this book. The main character was very vulnerable and grew a lot by the end of the book
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