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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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION RIL

Belfoure, Charles

Summary: In 1942 Paris, gifted architect Lucien Bernard accepts a commission that will bring him a great deal of money -- and maybe get him killed. But if he's clever enough, he'll avoid any trouble. All he has to do is design a secret hiding place for a wealthy Jewish man, a space so invisible that even the most determined German officer won't find it. He sorely needs the money, and outwitting the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

Furst, Alan

1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: "After the Nazi victory over Poland in 1939, thousands of Poles were sent to Germany as slave laborers. From inside enemy territory, they found ways to get valuable information to resistance fighters in France. Paul Ricard, a French writer of detective novels, is drawn in to working in the resistance, as a spy against the Reich, and is charged with getting the information from the Polish...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FUR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC FUR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Hoffman, Alice

1 hold on 11 copies

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author Alice Hoffman comes a beautiful story of one Jewish child refugee's flight to safety in Nazi German and her mother's impossible decision to set her free"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Shuster 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC HOF

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hoffman 2019

Belfoure, Charles

Summary: Like most gentiles in Nazi-occupied Paris, architect Lucien Bernard has little empathy for the Jews. So when a wealthy industrialist offers him a large sum of money to devise secret hiding places for Jews, Lucien struggles with the choice of risking his life for a cause he doesn't really believe in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hoffman, Alice

Summary: A "story of one Jewish child refugee's flight to safety in Nazi Germany and her mother's impossible decision to set her free"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HOF

Edugyan, Esi.

Summary: "Berlin, 1939. The Hot-Time Swingers, a popular German American jazz band, have been forbidden to play live because the Nazis have banned their 'degenerate music.' After escaping to Paris, where they meet Louis Armstrong, the band's brilliant young trumpet-player, Hieronymus Falk, is arrested in a café by the Gestapo. It is June 1940. He is never heard from again. He is twenty years old, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EDU

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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.4 SEB

Glass, Charles

Summary: Tales of adventure, intrigue, passion, deceit and survival under the brutal Nazi occupation unfold season by season, from the spring of 1940 to liberation in the summer of 1944, through the eyes of the American citizens who lived through it all. Renowned journalist Charles Glass tells the story of a remarkable cast of expatriates and their struggles in Nazi Paris.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 944.36 Glass 2010

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BEN

Guéhenno, Jean

Summary: "Jean Guéhenno's Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1945 is the most oft-quoted piece of testimony on life in occupied France. A sharply observed record of day-to-day life under Nazi rule in Paris and a bitter commentary on literary life in those years, it has also been called "a remarkable essay on courage and cowardice" (Caroline Moorehead, Wall Street Journal). Here, David Ball provides not only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford Univ Pr 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 GUE

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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS