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Toujours Gai

it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  2 ratings  ·  2 reviews
In this memoir a lady 95 years old recollects her long and tumultuous life growing up in Southern California, reflecting on how the times changed and how she changed (or did not) with them. Toujours gai, “always merry,” was her motto, and "there's a dance in the old dame yet" is as good a motif as any for her life. Don’t think this is a French book - Toujours Gai is writte ...more
Kindle Edition, 294 pages
Published September 22nd 2016 by Old China Books
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James Lande
Sep 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
From the Publisher of Toujours Gai by Luise Shannon Landers.

This memoir is about an ordinary woman who encountered unusual circumstances in her conventional life. In many respects, she was like you and me – not a celebrity, disaster survivor, or an astronaut. However, she looked back on her life from the singular perspective of 95 years and that, together with some of the amazing events she experienced, raises her memoir above ordinary family history. Her effort to come to some understanding abo
Oct 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This story of her fascinating life is well worth the read. Luise takes the reader on a tumultuous ride through nearly 10 decades, seven countries, as well as a nearly photographic journey through a Southern California of days long gone. Take the ride, I think you'll enjoy it.
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