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Slimani, Leïla

Summary: "When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite, devoted woman who sings to the children, cleans the family's chic apartment in Paris's upscale tenth arrondissement, stays late without complaint, and hosts enviable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SLI

Summary: The owner of Montmartre's most notorious nightspot, the Café Le Bal Du Paradis, Simone Pistache spends a great deal of her time in court, thanks to the banning of that "lewd and lascivious" dance, the Can-Can. So when her nightlife-loving lawyer and boyfriend, François Durnais, refuses to settle down and marry her, Simone decides to play up to his rival in romance, Parisian judge Philipe...

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 CAN

Summary: Paul, depressed from his recent break-up with Anna, returns home to live with his divorced father and womanizing, slacking younger brother, Jonathan. With little success, his carefree sibling and doting father try to cheer him up with women, wine, and home-cooked meals. When, in the midnight hour, Paul is forced to entertain one of his brother's desperate girlfriends, he begins to realize that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DAN

Frederick, Heather Vogel.

Summary: As the Mother-Daughter Book Club reads Jane Eyre, the girls and some of their mothers are involved in some serious competitions, Becca finds romance when the Wyoming pen pals come for a visit, and a wedding brings the British Berkeley brothers and even Stinkerbelle to Concord.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FRE

Saracino, Luciano

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic, the ex-convict Jean Valjean strives to build a new life in nineteenth century Paris and protect his adopted daughter, Cosette, but he is pursued by the fanatical police inspector Javert who does not believe in redemption--until it is too late for both of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SAR

Summary: When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD D

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DAV RATED PG-13

Perkins, Stephanie.

Summary: When Anna's romance-novelist father sends her to an elite American boarding school in Paris for her senior year of high school, she reluctantly goes, and meets an amazing boy who becomes her best friend, in spite of the fact that they both want something more.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2011

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Summary: A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unwanted visitor in the kitchen of one of Paris' most exclusive restaurants,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RAT RATED G

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY RAT

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Ratatouille 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE RAT

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE RAT

Black, Cara

Summary: Paris, July 1999: Private investigator Aimee Leduc is walking through Saint-Germain when she is accosted by Suzanne Lesage, a Brigade Criminelle agent on an elite counterterrorism squad. Suzanne has just returned from the former Yugoslavia, where she was hunting down dangerous war criminals for the Hague. Back in Paris, Suzanne is convinced she's being stalked by a ghost--a Serbian warlord she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

McAuliffe, Mary Sperling

Summary: Describes the visionary works and discoveries of the intellectuals and artists who lived in Paris at the begining of the twentieth century, against a background of struggles between the Church and state, widespread poverty, and the approaching Great War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Natl Book Network 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 944.361 MCA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 944.361 McAULIFFE 2014

Black, Cara

Summary: Paris, July 1999: Private investigator Aimée Leduc is walking through Saint-Germain when she is accosted by Suzanne Lesage, a Brigade Criminelle agent on an elite counterterrorism squad. Suzanne has just returned from the former Yugoslavia, where she was hunting down dangerous war criminals for the Hague. Back in Paris, Suzanne is convinced she's being stalked by a ghost, a Serbian warlord her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

Sheene, Lynn.

Summary: A young American woman becomes a spy in Paris during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P SHE

Mosse, Kate

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Summary: In 1891, young Leonie Vernier arrive at the home of a young, willowy, and beautiful aunt in southwest France. Villagers claim that Leonie's late uncle died after summoning a demon from the old Visigoth sepulchre on its grounds. More than a century later an American graduate student, arrives to the same town while researching the life of Claude Debussy. There, a pack of Tarot cards and a piece...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Punto De Lectura 2010

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Vigan, Delphine de.

Summary: Lou Bertignac has an IQ of 160 and a good friend called Lucas who gets her through the school day. At home her father cries in secret in the bathroom and her mother hasn't been out of the house properly for years. But Lou is about to change her life - and that of her parents - for good, all because of a school project she decides to do about the homeless. Through the project Lou meets No, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Editions Jean-Claude Lattès 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 468 DEV FRENCH

Summary: Jessica is a beautiful young woman from the provinces who has come to Paris and lands a job waiting tables at a chic bistro on fabled Avenue Montaigne. Jessica's customers include a popular TV actress who is courting a major Hollywood director for her first serious film role; a wealthy art collector who is about to liquidate a lifetime's worth of treasures at auction; and an illustrious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2007

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

Black, Cara

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

James, Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAMES

James, Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.544 PER

Beck, Robert (Robert John)

Summary: Désirée Rabbit dreams of being a famous ballet dancer in her hometown of Paris, France, but is continually told there are no bunnies in the ballet, yet after taking classes she wins over her classmates and has a chance to shine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEC

Huston, Nancy

Summary: In Paris, a married German woman enters into an affair with a Hungarian Jew who repairs musical instruments. They are united by their World War II past, he a survivor of the Holocaust, she of Russian rapists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Steerforth Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUS

Patterson, James

Summary: "Sixteen-year-old Tandy Angel moves to Paris for a fresh start with her siblings and to be reunited with James, her lost love, but her detective work soon uncovers long-buried family secrets that threaten to destroy her life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PAT

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PAT

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Patterson 2014

Alagbé, Yvan

Summary: "Yvan Alagbé one of the most innovative and provocative artists in the world of comics. In the stories gathered in Yellow Negroes and Other Imaginary Creatures--drawn between 1994 and 2011, and never before available in English--he uses stark, endlessly inventive black-and-white brushwork to explore love and race, oppression and escape. It is both an extraordinary experiment in visual...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review of Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 ALA

Marciano, John Bemelmans.

Summary: When Madeline hosts a tea party for her friends, naughty Pepito arrives late, behaves badly, and is sent away before the cake arrives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN MAR

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Bill Browning heads the trauma unit at San Francisco's busiest emergency room, SF General. With his ex-wife and daughters in London, he immerses himself in his work and lives for rare visits with his children. A rising star at her teaching hospital, UCSF at Mission Bay, Stephanie Lawrence has two young sons, a frustrated stay-at-home husband, and not enough time for any of them....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC STE