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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

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION 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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOU

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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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

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

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 1994

Dickens, Charles

Summary: After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the aging Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette. From the tranquil roads of London, they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2011

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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

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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

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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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DIC

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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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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: Griffin 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Eri

Erickson, Carolly

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERI

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

Stockwin, Julian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Stockwin, Julian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2001

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Dickens, Charles

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset and Dunlap 1980

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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

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

Orczy, Emmuska Orczy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1907

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ORC

Taylor, Andrew

Summary: Paris, 1792. Terror reigns as the city writhes in the grip of revolution. The streets run with blood as thousands lose their heads to the guillotine. Edward Savill, working in London as agent for a wealthy American, receives word that his estranged wife Augusta has been killed in France. She leaves behind ten-year-old Charles, who is brought to England to Charnwood Court, a house in the country...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY