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Sinclair, Anne

Summary: "A singular man in the history of modern art, betrayed by Vichy, is the subject of this riveting family memoir On September 20, 1940, one of the most famous European art dealers disembarked in New York, one of hundreds of Jewish refugees fleeing Vichy France. Leaving behind his beloved Paris gallery, Paul Rosenberg had managed to save his family, but his paintings--modern masterpieces by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 ROSENBERG, PAUL SIN

Betts, Kate

Summary: As a young woman, Kate Betts nursed a dream of striking out on her own in a faraway place and becoming a glamorous foreign correspondent. After college--and not without trepidation--she took off for Paris, renting a room in the apartment of a young BCBG (bon chic, bon genre) family and throwing herself into the local culture. She was determined to master French slang, style, and savoir faire,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BETTS, KATE BET

Collins, Lauren

Summary: "A language barrier is no match for love. Lauren Collins discovered this firsthand when, in her early thirties, she moved to London and fell for a Frenchman named Olivier--a surprising turn of events for someone who didn't have a passport until she was incollege. But what does it mean to love someone in a second language? Collins wonders, as her relationship with Olivier continues to grow...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 448.009 Collins 2016

Collins, Lauren

Summary: "When journalist Lauren Collins moved to Geneva, Switzerland, she decided to learn French in order to be closer to her French husband and his family. Her hilarious and idiosyncratic memoir about the things we do for love is an exploration across cultures and history into how we learn languages, and what they say about who we are"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LARGE PRINT 448.009 COL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 COLLINS, LAUREN COL

Green, Kristen.

Summary: Combining hard-hitting investigative journalism and a sweeping family narrative, this provocative true story reveals a little-known chapter of American history-- the period after the Brown v. Board of Education decision when one Virginia school system refused to integrate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 GRE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975 Green 2015

Franks, Lucinda

Summary: Journalist Lucinda Franks recounts her unconventional marriage to Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau, Jr., a man decades her senior who subscribes to a vastly different lifestyle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 FRA