The author of French for Le Snob was born and raised in France and began her career teaching elementary school. After moving to Canada, Reche received her postgraduate degree in French/English translation from the University of British Columbia and taught French at the high school and college level for 12 years. She lives in Tempe, Arizona.
“Buy it for the history of how French words invaded the English language. Buy it to expand your vocabulary. Buy it to learn, once and for all, the meaning of singerie (a painting in which monkeys are dressed as humans and engaged in human activities). Buy it for the snob in your life. ”
—Chicago Sun Times