Linda Kovic-Skow is an award-winning nonfiction travel author. She is also the creator of AmazingAudioBooks.com, a website where you'll find highly-rated audiobooks for $15 or less. Originally from Seattle, she currently winters in Gilbert, Arizona and spends summers on a boat in the Pacific Northwest Waters of Washington and British Columbia. She has been married for 31 years and has two daughters. An enthusiastic traveler, Linda also enjoys hiking, boating, gardening and socializing with friends. "French Illusions: My Story as an American Au Pair in the Loire Valley," was her debut memoir. The sequel, "French Illusions: From Tours to Paris," recounts the rest of her adventure in France.
My Story as an American Au Pair in the Loire Valley (French Illusions Book 1)
by Linda Kovic-Skow
Outstanding "Non-Fiction Travel" in the 2016 IAN Book of the Year Awards and a "Readers' Favorite" Award-Winning Memoir. "This is an engaging read, all the more because it is true." - Patricia Sands, award-winning author of The Promise of Provence. French Illusions: My Story as an American Au Pair in the Loire Valley, is the first of...
"This book is a lovely insight into life in France thirty years ago, seen through the eyes of a young American." -FrenchVillageDiaries Linda Kovic's story continues in From Tours to Paris - the final book in the French Illusions series based on her diaries from 1979 and 1980. Still determined to learn French and fulfill her dream of...
BOOK 1: MY STORY AS AN AMERICAN AU PAIR IN THE LOIRE VALLEY
It’s 1979 and Linda needs to learn a language fast in order to fulfill her dream of becoming a flight attendant. Broke yet determined, she chooses French immersion and contracts to become an au pair for a wealthy French family in the Loire Valley. Yielding to poor judgment...
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