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By Michelle Gable

ISBN-10: 1250048737

ISBN-13: 9781250048738

E-book, 384 pages

Published April twenty second 2014 by way of Thomas Dunne Books

Bienvenue à Paris!

When April Vogt's boss tells her approximately an condo within the 9th arrondissement that has been came upon after being shuttered for the earlier seventy years, the Sotheby's continental furnishings professional doesn't listen the phrases “dust” or “rats” or “decrepit.” She hears Paris. She hears escape.

Once in France, April fast learns the condo isn't really purely a few wealthy hoarder's repository. underneath the cobwebs and rancid perfumed air is a goldmine, and never due to the genuine gold (or painted ostrich eggs or fastened rhinoceros horns or bronze bathtub). First, there's a portrait by means of one of many masters of the Belle Epoque, Giovanni Boldini. after which there are letters and journals written via the very lady within the portray, Marthe de Florian. those files exhibit that she was once greater than a popular courtesan with enviable decolletage. all of sudden April's quest isn't any longer concerning the bureaux plats and Louis-style armchairs that may fetch hundreds of thousands at public sale. It's approximately gaining knowledge of the tale at the back of this charismatic woman.

It's approximately getting to know ladies, actually.

With assistance from a salty (and annoyingly horny) Parisian solicitor and the courtesan's deepest diaries, April attempts to discover the numerous secrets and techniques buried within the condominium. As she digs into Marthe's lifestyles, April can't aid yet take a deeper inspect her personal. Having left at the back of within the States a dishonest husband, a kinfolk predicament approximately to erupt, and a profession she's been utilizing because the crutch to easily get through, she feels pressured to tackle her personal existence too. whilst the issues she left effervescent again domestic start to boil over, and Parisian cuisine past flaky pâtisseries tempt her higher judgment, April is familiar with that either she and Marthe deserve chuffed finales.

Whether followed by way of croissants or champagne, this delectable debut novel depicts the Paris of the Belle Epoque and the current day with bright and beautiful attract. in response to old occasions, Michelle Gable's A Paris condominium will entertain and encourage, as readers include the struggles and successes of 2 very unforgettable ladies.

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Gewalthandlungen sind in diesem Fall sowohl Initiationsritus, Bestätigung der Zusammengehörigkeit als auch ‚handgreifliche’ Festlegung der Hierarchie. In diesem Fall ist Gewaltausübung eine Interaktionsform, welche Zugehörigkeit herstellt und/oder bestätigt. Die gewaltaffine Gruppe kann die Funktion einer ‚Ersatzfamilie’ für weibliche Jugendliche haben, in die sie aus den belastenden Familienverhältnissen entfliehen können (Silkenbeumer, 2007). Etwa die Hälfte aller physisch aggressiven Jugendlichen hat Freunde und ist auf Cliquenebene gut integriert.

Auch der chronische Gebrauch und Missbrauch von Alkohol und Drogen durch die Eltern der Mädchen und/oder durch die Mädchen selber kann Mädchen in gewalttätiges Verhalten führen (Chesney-Lind & Brown 1999, Artz, Nicholson & Rodriguez 2004). Nach Bruhns und Wittmann (2002) entstehen Gewalt befürwortende Orientierungen bei Mädchen im Zusammenspiel belastender sozioökonomischer und familiärer Lebensverhältnisse, einer aktiv achtungsfordernden Haltung, dem Wunsch nach Erleben von Selbstwirksamkeit und der Stützung und Stabilisierung dieser Tendenzen durch eine Gleichaltrigengruppe.

Es sind Faktoren wie problematische Familiendynamiken, Schulschwierigkeiten und die Akzeptierung nichtegalitärer Geschlechterbeziehungen. Aber auch Persönlichkeits- und Gesundheitsfaktoren wirken als Belastung, beispielsweise Depression, ein geringes Selbstwertgefühl und negatives Selbstbild, die Vermeidung von Langeweile und die Suche nach Aufmerksamkeit, welche auf einem Drang darauf beruht, bemerkt, miteinbezogen, stimuliert und wertgeschätzt zu werden. Auch der chronische Gebrauch und Missbrauch von Alkohol und Drogen durch die Eltern der Mädchen und/oder durch die Mädchen selber kann Mädchen in gewalttätiges Verhalten führen (Chesney-Lind & Brown 1999, Artz, Nicholson & Rodriguez 2004).

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