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De Courcy, Anne

Summary: "In this captivating narrative, Chanel's Riviera explores the fascinating world of the Cote d'Azur during a period that saw the deepest extremes of luxury and terror in the twentieth century. The Cote d'Azur in 1938 was a world of wealth, luxury, and extravagance, inhabited by a sparkling cast of characters including the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Joseph P. Kennedy, Gloria Swanson, Colette,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.9 DE C

Lovell, Mary S

Summary: The story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Chateau de l'Horizon near Cannes, covering a span of forty years, from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to the death of the playboy Prince Aly Khan in 1960.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944 LOV

Klaussmann, Liza

Summary: A tale based on the real-life inspirations for Fitzgerald's Tender Is the Night finds expats Sara and Gerald Murphy sharing freewheeling days, hosting parties and hiding heartbreaking secrets in the 1920s French Riviera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown, and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLA

Summary: Irene is with her elderly paramour, on the Riviera, to celebrate her birthday. When he falls asleep on her, she decides to slip down to the hotel bar. There, she mistakes barman Jean for a wealthy guest. He encourages the deceit by taking her up to the Royal Suite for the night. The following year, the same thing happens. This time her lover finds out and disowns her. Knowing Jean is a barman...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Look Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Jack Martin is an American entertainer working cabarets on the French Riviera. An impersonation of philandering industrialist Henri Duran is so convincingly that even Duran's beautiful wife is fooled by it. When Duran's business interests compel him to be in London when he should be hosting a large soiree at his home, Martin is persuaded to impersonate Duran at the party. But matters threaten...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS ON

Steves, Rick

Summary: Presents recommendations for lodging, restaurants, shopping, transportation, and sightseeing highlights along with travel tips and cultural information.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.4 PRO

Hemingway, Ernest

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner Paperback Fiction 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Hemingway 1995

Summary: Two popular travel destinations in France unfold from a bird's eye view. See the beauty of southeastern France from a spectacular vantage point. Shot in high-definition from a helicopter-mounted camera, these two programs afford dazzling views of historic Provence, and the world-famous Mediterranean wonderland The Riviera.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.4 VIS

Summary: From great cities like Aix and Avignon to the vibrant port of Marseille, the eerie marshlands of the Camargue and the glamorous resorts of the Cote d'Azur, this book helps you find detailed practical advice on everything to see and do, and descriptions of the best hotels, bars, and restaurants for all budgets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rough Guides 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.4 PRO

Steves, Rick

Summary: Presents recommendations for lodging, restaurants, shopping, transportation, and sightseeing highlights along with travel tips and cultural information.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel 2017

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Sagan, Françoise

Summary: Endearing, self-absorbed, seventeen-year-old CÃcile is the very essence of untroubled amorality. Freed from the stifling constraints of boarding school, she joins her fatherâa handsome, still-young widower with a wandering eyeâfor a carefree, two-month summer vacation in a beautiful villa outside of Paris with his latest mistress, Elsa. CÃcile cherishes the free-spirited moments she and her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket 2009

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 SAG FRENCH

Musso, Guillaume

Summary: "Côte d'Azur - Hiver 1992 Une nuit glaciale, alors que le campus de son lycée est paralysé par une tempête de beige, Vinca Rockwell, 19 ans, l'une des plus brillantes élèves de classes prépas, s'enfuit avec son professeur de philo avec qui elle entretenait une relation secrète. Pour la jeune fille, " l'amour est tout ou il n'est rien ". Personne ne la reverra jamais. Côte d'Azur - Printemps...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calmann-Lévy 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448.4 FIC MUS

Alexander, Tasha

Summary: "Emily and husband Colin have come to the French Riviera for what should be a joyous occasion - the engagement party of her lifelong friend Jeremy, Duke of Bainbridge, and Amity Wells, an American heiress. But the merrymaking is cut short with the shocking death of one of the party in an apparent suicide. Not convinced by the coroner's verdict, Emily must employ all of her investigative skills...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2015

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Musso, Guillaume

Summary: "Côte d'Azur - Hiver 1992 Une nuit glaciale, alors que le campus de son lycée est paralysé par une tempête de beige, Vinca Rockwell, 19 ans, l'une des plus brillantes élèves de classes prépas, s'enfuit avec son professeur de philo avec qui elle entretenait une relation secrète. Pour la jeune fille, " l'amour est tout ou il n'est rien ". Personne ne la reverra jamais. Côte d'Azur - Printemps...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calmann-Lévy 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 468 MUS FRENCH

Abriel, Anita

Summary: "Paris 1943, Lana Antanov is on her way to see her husband, Frederic with news that she is pregnant. As she arrives at the convent where Frederic teaches piano, she watches in horror as Gestapo officers execute Frederic for hiding a Jewish girl in the piano. Lana is overcome with grief. That evening, she loses the baby. A few months later, Lana is approached by a member of the resistance to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC ABR

Horowitz, Anthony

Summary: A prequel to "Casino Royale" follows the mysterious demise of Agent 007 in the French Riviera underworld and the emergence of new agent, James Bond.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOR

Musso, Guillaume

Summary: "The French Riviera -- twenty-five years ago. One freezing night, as her campus is paralyzed by a snowstorm, nineteen-year-old Vinca Rockwell, the most beautiful and glamorous girl at her prep school, runs away with her philosophy teacher, with whom she has been conducting a secret affair. She will never be seen again. The French Riviera -- present day. Once inseparable, Thomas, Maxime, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MUS

King, Laurie R.

Summary: "Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes turn the Riviera upside-down to crack their most captivating case yet in the New York Times bestselling series that Lee Child called "the most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today." It's summertime on the Riviera, where the Jazz Age is busily reinventing the holiday delights of warm days on golden sand and cool nights on terraces and dance...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction King 2020

Donoghue, Emma

Summary: "Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and widower living on the Upper West Side, but born in the South of France. He is days away from his first visit back to Nice since he was a child, bringing with him a handful of puzzling photos he's discovered from his mother's wartime years. But he receives a call from social services: Noah is the closest available relative of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DON

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

Riley, Lucinda.

Summary: After she inherits her childhood home, a magnificent chateau in Le Cote d'Azur, France, Emilie de la Martinieres realizes that it may hold secrets to her family's enigmatic past during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperback 2013

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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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M KER

Summary: Inlcudes Paris, Burgundy and Loire, Provence, French Riviera.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar Inc. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.4 EUR

Musso, Guillaume

Summary: An elite prep school frozen in the snow. Three friends linked by a tragic secret. One girl taken by the night. The Côte d'Azur - 25 years ago: One freezing night, as her campus is paralyzed by a snowstorm, 19-year-old Vinca Rockwell, the most beautiful and glamorous girl in her prep school, runs away with her philosophy teacher, with whom she has been conducting a secret affair. For Vinca,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUS

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: After just a year of marriage, the immaculate life Georgina (Julia Stiles) has quickly become intoxicated by is blown apart when her art collector husband Constantine is killed in an explosion aboard the yacht of a Russian oligarch. Believing there to be more to the tragedy, she sets out to uncover what happened. Dark truths about Constantine's dealings emerge and, as she begins to realise who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV RIV

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