Bernie's Paris

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About the author:

Linda Spalla graduated magna cum laude from Jacksonville State University. After marrying her high school sweetheart, she moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and taught English.

In 1975, she lost her marriage, her job, and her home. Spalla found a job with the CBS affiliate in Huntsville, Alabama. She worked her way up from a secretary making ninety-eight dollars a week to the president and general manager of the television station. She was the first female general manager in the broadcast group and one of the first female managers ever in the South. Spalla retired in 2000.

Spalla has published two previous books, Leading Ladies and Catch Your Breath. She spends much of the year in Alabama, where she reads, plays golf, performs community service, and dotes on her four grandchildren. She spends her summers in Paris!

Bernie's Paris

Travel Stories With Love

Authored by Linda Spalla
Photographs by Bernard Verdier
Edition: 1

Retired businesswoman and writer Linda Spalla had never expected her boyfriend, Bernard “Bernie” Verdier, to pop the question: “Would you go to Paris with me?” Little did she know that her answer would change her life forever and be the beginning of twelve fun years in Paris.

Spalla details a love story of hope and light as she follows her favorite Frenchman to his hometown of Paris, France, and falls in love with the city as much as she has with him. She describes the many moods of Paris and the adventures it offers, from sun-splashed summer festivals to cozy getaways on rainy days.

In addition to chronicling her amazing journey of love and hope, Spalla invites readers to write their own Parisian story. She includes useful advice and travel tips for those overcome with wanderlust after hearing her tale. Spalla imparts the best places to eat, shop, and stroll in the magnificent city.

Whether you are planning a short trip or seriously considering a major move to the city, Bernie’s Paris is a must-have travel guide with heart. Learn how to rent an apartment, navigate the city like a true Parisian, and soak up the day-to-day excitement and adventure Paris has to offer. Bienvenue á Paris!

Publication Date:
1523491159 / 9781523491155
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Full Color
Related Categories:
Travel / Essays & Travelogues

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