Defeated By Lunch

Defeated By Lunch

by Bob Perkins

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Whether you're a world traveler or never left the U.S., after a few pages of Defeated by Lunch you'll feel like you've toured the romantic French chateaux and tasted the "Art in a Glass" that is the best-loved French wine. For the past twenty years the author, Bob Perkins has been traveling across the pond, and he shares with the reader his most memorable adventures.

This book is so much more than a primer for the finer points of wine tasting and appreciation (though you'll be thirsting for a full-bodied Bordeaux by chapter 2). Everywhere Bob goes, he engages the French people. He has made lifelong friends with the locals, from waiters to the owners of grand chateau. As Bob says, "The people make the difference between a good place and a fabulous experience."

Bob takes us on a solemn walk along the D-Day beaches and tours the memorial at Caen, reminding us of the price of freedom paid by our courageous soldiers.

And the food! Mon Dieu! The multiple-course meals, paired with the perfect wine, of course, come with their own Food Rules which the traveler will want to learn. (Helpful hint: Let your server be your guide as to the plateau du fromage...)

So sit back, pour a glass, and enjoy the trip.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161347409
Publisher: Brighton Publishing LLC
Publication date: 03/05/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 738,863
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Bob Perkins served on the staff of Young Life from 1982 to 2004, first in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, (1982-1997), then in St. Louis, Missouri, (1987-1996), and finally with Young Life Canada as Provincial Director for Ontario (1997-2004). He holds a degree in Economics from Roanoke College in Virginia, and a Masters of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis.
Since 2004 he has worked as a consultant and Executive Coach specializing in Leadership Development and Emotional Intelligence.
Bob began B&B’s French Wine Club in 2006, which today has become “Perkins Imports – Art In A Glass.”
He started The Timothy Foundation in 2015 to impact the next generation of Christian leaders.
In 2014 his first book, “Building A Vision For Your Life” was published. Continued reader demand spawned No Banana Splits: Building Lifelong Disciples in a Short Term World, which was published in 2016.
Bob divides his time between his home in Philadelphia, Naples, Florida and France. He is married to his wonderful wife Debbie and has two sons, Bryan (and Tina) and Taylor.
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