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Carey, Edward

Summary: In 1761 a tiny, odd-looking girl named Marie is born in a village in Switzerland. After the death of her parents, she is apprenticed to an eccentric wax sculptor and whisked off to the seamy streets of Paris, where they meet a domineering widow and her quiet, pale son. Together, they convert an abandoned monkey house into an exhibition hall for wax heads, and the spectacle becomes a sensation....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAR

Orczy, Emmuska Orczy

Summary: In 1792, during the French Revolution's Reign of Terror, an English aristocrat known to be an ineffectual fop is actually a master of disguises who, with a small band of dedicated friends, undertakes dangerous missions to save members of the French nobility from the guillotine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ORC

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1 available in Featured Reads, Call number: J Fiction Orc

Bourne, Joanna.

Summary: A glittering French aristocrat is on the run, disguised as a British governess. England's top spy has a score to settle with her family. But as they're drawn inexorably into the intrigue and madness of Revolutionary Paris, they gamble on a love to which neither of them will admit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Sensation 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOU

Dickens, Charles

Summary: Two of Dicken's novels are republished. The first follows a group from the tranquil roads of London to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror. The second follows the life of the orphaned Pip from the wild Kent marshes through a series of events as he abandons his humble origins to begin a new life as a gentleman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Dickens 2010

Grimwood, Jonathan

Summary: Follows an adventurous man, once a penniless orphan, through French society during the Enlightenment as he searches for the perfect taste, befriends Benjamin Franklin, becomes pen pals with the Marquis de Sade and Voltaire and improves contraceptive methods.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 1994

Donnelly, Jennifer.

Summary: An angry, grieving seventeen-year-old musician facing expulsion from her prestigious Brooklyn private school travels to Paris to complete a school assignment and uncovers a diary written during the French revolution by a young actress attempting to help a tortured, imprisoned little boy--Louis Charles, the lost king of France.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION DON

Summary: Beautiful aristocrat Grace Elliott enjoys her comfortable upper-middle class life and warm friendship with her former lover the Duke of Orleans, until the turbulent French Revolution of the 1790s frighteningly begins. Their friendship unravels as Grace risks her life taking in a fugitive against the Duke's wishes. Soon, Grace urges the Duke not to make a horrifying decision. But ultimately...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: SonyPictures 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LAD

Webb, Heather

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEB

Russell, Sean.

Summary: Embarking on a mission to destroy a French frigate and gather intelligence during the height of the French Revolution, Charles Hayden of the HMS Themis discovers plans for an invasion of England before being captured by a French squadron.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC RUS

Dickens, Charles

Summary: Two of Dicken's novels are republished. The first follows a group from the tranquil roads of London to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror. The second follows the life of the orphaned Pip from the wild Kent marshes through a series of events as he abandons his humble origins to begin a new life as a gentleman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DIC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION DIC

Pataki, Allison

Summary: "From the courtrooms to the battlefields to the alleyways of Paris, with cameos from infamous figures in French history like Robespierre and Napoleon, the Patakis craft a sweeping, action-packed novel of the French Revolution as it has never been seen before. Three years after the storming of the Bastille, Paris is emboldened with the ideals of liberty, equality, and fraternity. The monarchy of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Dial Press 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Dickens, Charles

Summary: Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, A Tale of Two Cities is a sprawling tale of London and revolutionary Paris with a complex plot portraying the results of terror and treason, love and supreme sacrifice. "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." It was the time of the French Revolution, a time of great change and great danger. It was a time when injustice was met by...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2011

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Erickson, Carolly

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERI

Erickson, Carolly

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Griffin 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Eri

Dickens, Charles

Contents: Great expectations. -- Hard times. -- A Christmas carol. -- A tale of two cities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gramercy Books 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIC

Orczy, Emmuska Orczy

Summary: During the Reign of Terror, a British nobleman in disguise makes raid after daring raid into the heart of France to save aristocrats from the guillotine, leaving his calling card--the small, blood-red flower called the pimpernel--at each rescue.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 1999

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ORC

Orczy, Emmuska Orczy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1907

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ORC

Stockwin, Julian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Bacon, Edgar S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Equinox Press 1986

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL FIC BAC

Stockwin, Julian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2001

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Dickens, Charles

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset and Dunlap 1980

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Erickson, Carolly

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ERI