Travel, Special Interest, Family
A Child's Year in Paris, 1963 by Meg Westley
In 1963, eight-year-old Meg is swept off to Paris for a year with her family. A precocious child raised in an English enclave of Montreal, she speaks no French at all. Her parents enrol her at a strict Parisian school, where she is treated like the ...
In this richly told narrative, an American writer travels to Romania in search of long-lost relatives. His quest sheds light on other lives in other times and places, and forgotten yet chilling aspects of World War II. More than memoir, with photos ...