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Notes

  • Dedication: For Mum and Dad et, bien sur, pour Fred.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Bantam Books , 2002 .
      Extent: x, 309p.p.
      ISBN: 1863252851

Works about this Work

Armchair Tourism : The Popularity of Australian Travel Writing Richard White , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sold by the Millions : Australia's Bestsellers 2012; (p. 182-202)
'Richard White examines the 'uneasy relationship' between the genre of travel writing and the notions of the popular. He considers the way in which 'Australian travel writers negotiated the pitfalls of popularity' and argues that 'a number of Australian writers broke with these conventions and willingly embraced the popular.' He takes Frank Clune and Colin Simpson as case studies to examine how their writing courted a popular mass market in Australia and created a genre where ordinary tourist was hero.' (Editor's foreword xiv)
Australian ‘Immersion’ Narratives : Memoirs of Contemporary Language Travel Mary Besemeres , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Transnational Ties : Australian Lives in the World 2009; (p. 245-257)
Mary Besmeres examines 'three Australian texts—Gillian Bouras's A Foreign Wife (1986), Sarah Turnbull's Almost French: A New Life in Paris (2002) and John Mateer's Semar's Cave: An Indonesian Journal (2004)—drawing attention to what appear to be some common cultural assumptions in the authors' accounts of their interactions with speakers of languages other than English.' (p. 245)
Unbecoming Australians : Crisis and Community in the Australian Villa/ge Book Paul Genoni , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 23 no. 2 2007; (p. 213-229)
French Leave Sarah Turnbull , 2005 single work autobiography travel
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 12 February 2005; (p. 26)
Two Sides to the Story : Against Debbie Elkind , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 October 2004; (p. 11)

— Review of Almost French : A New Life in Paris Sarah Turnbull , 2002 single work autobiography
Two Sides to the Story : For Nicole Triantafillou , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 October 2004; (p. 11)

— Review of Almost French : A New Life in Paris Sarah Turnbull , 2002 single work autobiography
Two Sides to the Story : Against Debbie Elkind , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 October 2004; (p. 11)

— Review of Almost French : A New Life in Paris Sarah Turnbull , 2002 single work autobiography
Untitled Mike Shuttleworth , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 10 June 2002; (p. 14)

— Review of Almost French : A New Life in Paris Sarah Turnbull , 2002 single work autobiography
Familiar French Foibles Mark Thomas , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 11 August 2002; (p. 51)

— Review of Almost French : A New Life in Paris Sarah Turnbull , 2002 single work autobiography
Most Envied Life Susan Wyndham , 2003 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 January 2003; (p. 6-7) The Sunday Age , 26 January 2003; (p. 10)
Caffe Latte ... and a New Life Helen Verlander , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 27 April 2003; (p. 10)
French Leave Sarah Turnbull , 2005 single work autobiography travel
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 12 February 2005; (p. 26)
Unbecoming Australians : Crisis and Community in the Australian Villa/ge Book Paul Genoni , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 23 no. 2 2007; (p. 213-229)
Australian ‘Immersion’ Narratives : Memoirs of Contemporary Language Travel Mary Besemeres , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Transnational Ties : Australian Lives in the World 2009; (p. 245-257)
Mary Besmeres examines 'three Australian texts—Gillian Bouras's A Foreign Wife (1986), Sarah Turnbull's Almost French: A New Life in Paris (2002) and John Mateer's Semar's Cave: An Indonesian Journal (2004)—drawing attention to what appear to be some common cultural assumptions in the authors' accounts of their interactions with speakers of languages other than English.' (p. 245)
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