Summary: Describes the author's childhood relocation from France to the U.S., where as a naturalized citizen he joined the military and served multiple tours in Afghanistan before he was wounded while protecting his patrol from a suicide bomber.
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GROBERG, FLORENT GRO
Summary: "Discover a gripping and harrowing tale of war and torture from the man who lived it in this powerful memoir by the celebrated war journalist who not only documented over a dozen conflict zones worldwide but was also captured and held hostage by Syrian rebels in 2013. Capturing history was Jonathan Alpeyrie's job but he never expected to become a news story himself. For a decade, the French...
Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALPEYRIE, JONATHAN ALP
Summary: Relates the story of the American artists, writers, and doctors who traveled to Paris in the nineteenth century, fell in love with the city and its people, and changed America through what they learned there.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920.0092 MCC
Summary: Thomas Jefferson first met the Marquis de Lafayette in 1781, when the young French-born general was dispatched to Virginia to assist Jefferson, then the state's governor, in fighting off the British. The two could not have seemed more different. When Jefferson moved to Paris three years later as a diplomat, speaking little French and in need of a partner, their friendship began in earnest....
Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019