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Summary: "A French village ... chronicles the impact of World War II on a small village in central France. The series follows the lives of the villagers during the war as their lives become irrevocably changed by the German occupation and its aftermath. The Germans arrive in June 1940; the occupation will go on for five years and will reveal the strengths, weaknesses and secrets of the characters as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRE

Sebba, Anne

Summary: "Paris in the 1940s was a place of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation, and secrets. During the occupation, the swastika flew from the Eiffel Tower and danger lurked on every corner. While Parisian men were either fighting at the front or captured and forced to work in German factories, the women of Paris were left behind where they would come face to face with the German conquerors...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 SEB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.4 SEB

Summary: The German occupation changes the life of the village of Villeneuve forever, and as its residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRE

Summary: Monsignor Renard tells the story of the German occupation of France during World War II through the eyes and experiences of a humble and extraordinary priest-- whose beliefs are tested to the breaking point.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MON

Summary: This French drama chronicles the impact of World War II German occupation on a small village in central France. As the residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tetra Media Fiction 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRE

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Capturing historical events, terrifying moments of danger, tragedy, the price of war, and the invincible spirit of a woman of honor, The Award is a monumental tale from one of our most gifted storytellers--Danielle Steel's finest, most emotionally resonant novel yet. Gaëlle de Barbet is sixteen years old in 1940 when the German army occupies France and frightening changes begin. She is shocked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2016

Modiano, Patrick

Summary: Born at the close of World War II, 2014 Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano was a young man in his twenties when he burst onto the Parisian literary scene with these three brilliant, angry novels about the wartime Occupation of Paris. The epigraph to his first novel, among the first to seriously question Nazi collaboration in France, reads: "In June 1942 a German officer goes up to a young man...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

Summary: This French drama chronicles the impact of World War Ii German occupation on a small village in central France.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2016

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Summary: Beginning with the Germans arrival in June 1940, they endure five years of rationing, fighting and betrayals, and strain to keep some semblance of their existence intact. The war shatters all their lives, but a few of them, even in the shadow of destruction, reach out to find fleeting moments of connection and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRE

Doerr, Anthony

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Summary: Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks (there are thousands of locks in the museum). When she is six, she goes blind, and her father builds her a model of their neighborhood, every house, every manhole, so she can memorize it with her fingers and navigate the real streets with her feet and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2014

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

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Summary: The German occupation changes the life of the village of Villeneuve forever, and as its residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking. In this gripping drama, ordinary citizens become patriots, traitors, Nazi employees or activists. Beginning with the Germans' arrival in June 1940, they endure five years of rationing, fighting and betrayals,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRE

Wiebe, Kurtis J.

Summary: In 1940, as Calais, France, falls to the Germans during World War II, an American boy named Peter Panzerfaust rallies a group of orphans to work together to survive and find their way to safety.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics/Shadowline 2014

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Kix, Paul

Summary: "A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucald was raised in magnificent chateaux and educated in Europe's finest schools. When the Nazis invaded and imprisoned his father, La Rochefoucald escaped to England and learned the dark arts of anarchy and combat--cracking safes and planting bombs and killing with his bare hands--from the officers of Special...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, ROBERT DE KIX

Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: "A novel based on the story of the extraordinary real-life American woman who secretly worked for the French Resistance during World War II--while playing hostess to the invading Germans at the iconic Hotel Ritz in Paris--from the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator's Wife and The Swans of Fifth Avenue"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BEN

Némirovsky, Irène

Summary: Ecrit dans le feu de l'Histoire, Suite française dépeint presque en direct l'Exode de juin 1940, qui brassa dans un désordre tragique des familles françaises de toute sorte, des plus huppées aux plus modestes. Avec bonheur, Ireáne Némirovsky traque les innombrables petites lâchetés et les fragiles élans de solidarité d'une population en déroute. Cocottes larguées par leur amant, grands...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Denoël 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FRENCH 468 NEM

Némirovsky, Irène

Summary: A novel about life and death in occupied France during World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2006

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

Kix, Paul

Summary: "A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucald was raised in magnificent chateaux and educated in Europe's finest schools. When the Nazis invaded and imprisoned his father, La Rochefoucald escaped to England and learned the dark arts of anarchy and combat--cracking safes and planting bombs and killing with his bare hands--from the officers of Special...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, ROBERT DE KIX,

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 940 KIX

Furst, Alan

Summary: "From the bestselling master espionage writer, hailed by Vince Flynn as "the best in the business," comes a riveting novel about the French Resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris. Paris, 1941. The City of Light, occupied by the Nazis, is dark and silent at night. Streetlamps are painted blue and apartment windows draped or shuttered in the blackout ordered by the Germans. But when the clouds part,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUR

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Summary: Explore the Louvre Museum and the relevant meditation on the essential relationship between art, culture, and history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Delaney, John.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arms and Armour 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 DEL

Humbert, Agnès.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5344 HUM

Summary: L'Armee des Ombres is a stark and unvarnished story about Resistance fighters in Vichy France in 1942-43 when the French leadership allowed the Nazis to occupy the country. The members of this army are cold, hungry, desperate men and women, with false names and no addresses, who can be betrayed in an instant by a traitor or an accident. They know they will probably die. A meditation on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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