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I am excited to share the good news--'les bonnes nouvelles'--with you today. My next book will be published by Simon and Schuster!

I want to thank French Word-A-Day readers for the support and encouragement you have sent in. Thanks also to these selfless behind-the-scenes editors: Chris and George Christian and Kathy Tinoco--who have sent in, on a daily basis and after publication, corrections to these stories.

Amicalement,
Kristin
October 19, 2005

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Today's word:

la nouvelle (noo-vel) noun, feminine
  1. news
  2. short story

adjective:  new

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Citation du Jour:

L'originalité, c'est la vision nouvelle d'un thème éternel.
Originality is the new vision of an eternal theme.
--Michel Ciry

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"A former Phoenix resident and a self-publishing success story, Espinasse parlays her popular blog (french-word-a -day.com) into a book-length reflection on life as an émigré." --The Arizona Republic
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