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Gratz, Alan

Summary: It is June 6, 1944, D-Day, and Dee Carpenter (true name Dietrich Zimmermann), an underage private in the United States Army, is headed for Omaha Beach, seeking revenge for his uncle, who was arrested by Nazis when Dee was a little boy; meanwhile, Samira Zidano, an eleven-year old French-Algerian girl is looking for the French resistance, desperate to deliver the message that the invasion is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GRA

Nielsen, Jennifer A.

Summary: 657 days ago Meg's British father left their home in France to fight the Nazis, leaving some codes in a jar for her to decipher, and Meg and her French mother moved to the Perche, a region in France near Normandy known for its forests; now Meg watches theGerman soldiers in town, and sometimes carries messages for the French resistance--but suddenly things have gotten much more dangerous: there...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC NIE

Harris, Robert J.

Summary: June 1940. As German troops pour across France, the veteran soldier and adventurer Richard Hannay is called back into service. In Paris an individual, code-named 'Roland, ' has disappeared and is assumed to be in the hands of Nazi agents. Only he knows the secret of the Thirty-One Kings, one upon which the future of Europe depends. Hannay is dispatched to Paris to find Roland before the Germans...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Gratz, Alan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: It is June 6, 1944, D-Day, and Dee Carpenter (true name Dietrich Zimmermann), an underage private in the United States Army, is headed for Omaha Beach, seeking revenge for his uncle, who was arrested by Nazis when Dee was a little boy; meanwhile, Samira Zidano, an eleven-year old French-Algerian girl is looking for the French resistance, desperate to deliver the message that the invasion is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Melo, Filipe

Summary: When young journalist Adeline persuades reclusive pianist and former variety show host Julien Dubois to give her an interview, he begins a lengthy account of his life, his relationships with his single mother, who later collaborated with the Nazis, and his rival, François Samson, a superb musician but the son of a janitor, and his experiences in music and entertainment in twentieth-century France.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions, an imprint of IDW Publishing, a division of Idea and Design Works, LLC 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 MEL

Todd, Charles

Summary: The Armistice of November 1918 ended the fighting, but the Great War will not be over until a Peace Treaty is drawn up and signed by all parties. Representatives from the Allies are gathering in Paris, and already ominous signs of disagreement have appeared. Sister Bess Crawford, who has been working with the severely wounded in England in the war's wake, is asked to carry out a personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC TOD

Kerr, Philip

Summary: "From New York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr, the much anticipated return of Bernie Gunther in a series hailed by The Daily Beast as "the best crime novels around today." Once I'd been a good detective in Kripo, but that was a while ago, before the criminals wore smart gray uniforms and nearly everyone locked up was innocent." Being a Berlin cop in 1942 was a little like putting down...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KER

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M KER

Phillips, Caryl

Summary: Caryl Phillips's A View of the Empire at Sunset is the sweeping story of the life of the woman who became known to the world as Jean Rhys. Born Ella Gwendolyn Rees Williams in Dominica at the height of the British Empire, Rhys lived in the Caribbean for only sixteen years before going to England. A View of the Empire at Sunset is a look into her tempestuous and unsatisfactory life in Edwardian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PHI

Wieland, Liza

Summary: Reimagines the experiences of pre-fame poet Elizabeth Bishop during three life-changing weeks spent in Paris on the eve of World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WIE

Lester, Natasha

Summary: "Paris, 1939: The Nazis think Éliane can't understand German. They're wrong. They think she's merely cataloging the art collection in The Louvre while they steal national treasures for their private collections. They have no idea she's carefully decoding their notes to ensure every painting can be recovered after the war. But Éliane is playing a very dangerous game. Does she dare trust the man...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Shapiro, Barbara A.

Summary: "It's the summer of 1922, and nineteen-year-old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Paris--broke, disowned, and completely alone. Everyone in Belgium, including her own family, believes she stole millions in a sophisticated con game perpetrated by her then-fiance, George Everard. To protect herself from the law and the wrath of those who lost everything, she creates a new identity, a Frenchwoman...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Shapiro 2018

Lunney, Tessa

Summary: In October, 1922, Kiki Button returns to Montparnasse, where she drinks with friends, takes handsome lovers, and mingles with artists, communists, and anyone interesting. But 1920s Paris is not all enchantment, and Kiki is on another spy mission.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime, an imprint of Pegasus Books, Ltd. 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUN

Olshan, Matthew.

Summary: In Paris, France, more than a hundred years ago, a small man named Lalouche is let go from his job as a mail carrier and discovers that he has great skill as a fighter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE OLS

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE OLS

Todd, Charles

Summary: The Armistice of November 1918 ended the fighting, but the Great War will not be over until a Peace Treaty is drawn up and signed by all parties. Representatives from the Allies are gathering in Paris, and already ominous signs of disagreement have appeared. Sister Bess Crawford, who has been working with the severely wounded in England in the war's wake, is asked to carry out a personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOD

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M TOD

Kelly, Mary Pat

Summary: Fleeing a crushing affair, Nora Kelly enters the Left Bank society of early twentieth-century Paris, where she joins the struggle to free Ireland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

Little, Judithe

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Raised by pious nuns, Antoinette, the younger sister of Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, escapes to Paris, where her shared effort to launch a fashion brand is challenged by discriminating conventions and the horrors of World War I.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graydon House 2020

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Jefferies, Dinah

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "What price will they pay for their bravery? In an old stone cottage, on the edge of a beautiful French village, three sisters long for the end of the war. Hélène, the protector, vows to keep her sisters safe. Elise, the rebel, is determined to help the Resistance, whatever the cost. And Florence, the dreamer, just yearns for a world where France is free. When the Allies come knocking for help,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Canada, Limited 2021

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Blackwell, Juliet

Summary: "Beneath the cover of France's most exquisite vineyards, a city of women defy an army during World War I.... Deep within the labyrinth of caves that lies below the lush, rolling vineyards of the Champagne region, an underground city of women and children hums with life. Forced to take shelter from the unrelenting onslaught of German shellfire above, the bravest and most defiant women venture...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

Saracino, Luciano

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic, the ex-convict Jean Valjean strives to build a new life in nineteenth century Paris and protect his adopted daughter, Cosette, but he is pursued by the fanatical police inspector Javert who does not believe in redemption--until it is too late for both of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SAR

Ostler, Catherine

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Elizabeth Chudleigh lived a privileged life in 18th century England where she was part of the Hanoverian court as maid of honor to the Princess of Wales. Known for her style and wit, Elizabeth delighted and scandalized the press and public. She married twice: in secret to a young heir to an earldom and later to a duke. Eventually charged with bigamy, her trial was Georgian England's greatest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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Elkins, Caroline

Summary: "Sprawling across a quarter of the world's land mass and claiming nearly seven hundred million people, Britain's twentieth-century empire was the largest empire in human history. For many Britons, it epitomized their nation's cultural superiority, but what legacy did the island nation deliver to the world? Covering more than two hundred years of history, Caroline Elkins reveals an evolutionary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 909 ELK

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 909 ELK

Summary: "An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges of spying against England. He becomes enamored of Darnay's fiancée, Lucie Manette, and agrees to help her save Darnay from the guillotine when he is captured by Revolutionaries in Paris"--Marg Baskin in the IMDB, viewed Dec. 12, 2006.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TAL

Phelan, Matt

Summary: In 1783 France, ten-year-old Emile works as Benjamin Franklin's caretaker, but after he finds himself in the middle of a sinister plot, he helps France's undercover guardians, a sheep, a rooster and a duck save the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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Summary: In 1862 Paris, Emile Zola is barely scratching out a living writing muckraking articles about the poverty of the French people and the corruption of their leaders. Until "Nana," about the life of a prostitute, becomes a smash hit and turns Zola into a celebrity, champion of the people. As he churns out a string of similar books that make him quite rich, his old friend Paul Cezanne tells him "An...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LIF

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