Isn't It Romantic?: An Entertainment

January 6, 2004|
Isn't It Romantic?: An Entertainment by Ron Hansen
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Touring America was Natalie''s idea. But she had not planned on being accompanied on a cross-country bus by her playboy fiancé, Pierre. Nor had they anticipated being stranded in Seldom, Nebraska, population 395.

But that is exactly what happens to this French couple, and they quickly find themselves being taken in by the obliging citizens of Seldom: Natalie by Mrs. Christiansen, a retired high school teacher who runs a rooming house for women, and Pierre by Owen, a gas station owner and ambitious winemaker in an unlikely part of the world.

And here, also, the separated couple becomes enchanted by the locals. Natalie is soon being wooed by Dick Tupper, a handsome and honest rancher. Pierre falls quickly for Iona, a beautiful, no-nonsense waitress at the local diner.

In this charming entertainment, mistaken identities, botched schemes, and hilarious misunderstandings abound as Parisian sophistication collides with the affability and simple pleasures of the Great Plains.

Ron Hansen is the bestselling author of the novel Atticus (a finalist for the National Book Award), Hitler's Niece, Mariette in Ecstasy, Desperadoes, and Isn't It Romantic?, as well as a collection of short stories, a collection of essays, and a book for children. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford was a finalis...
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Title:Isn't It Romantic?: An Entertainment
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:208 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.47 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.47 in
Published:January 6, 2004
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060517670

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