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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 New Fiction, Call number: FIC SLI
1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SLI

Summary: Social climber Alice tries to push her clodhopper family to the background and assumes airs to win the love of an amiable, wealthy young man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Home Entertainment 2003

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Eddo-Lodge, Reni.

Summary: In 2014, award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote on her blog about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren't affected by it. Her words hit a nerve. The post went viral and comments flooded in from others desperate to speak up about their own experiences. Galvanised, she decided to dig into the source of these feelings....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Circus 2017

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Colin, Beatrice

Summary: In February 1887, Caitriona Wallace and Emile Nouguier meet in a hot air balloon, floating high above Paris, a moment of pure possibility. But back on firm ground, their vastly different social strata become clear. Cait is a widow who because of her precarious financial situation is forced to chaperone two wealthy Scottish charges. Emile is expected to take on the bourgeois stability of his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC COL

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Angélique Latham has grown up at magnificent Belgrave Castle under the loving tutelage of her father, the Duke of Westerfield, after the death of her aristocratic French mother. At eighteen she is her father's closest, most trusted child, schooled in managing their grand estate. But when he dies, her half-brothers brutally turn her out, denying her very existence. Angélique has a keen mind,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Steel 2017

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

Colin, Beatrice

Summary: "Set against the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this novel charts the relationship between a young widow and an engineer who, despite constraints of class and wealth, fall in love. In February 1887, Caitriona Wallace and Emile Nouguier meet in a hot air balloon, floating high above Paris a moment of pure possibility. But back on firm ground, their vastly different social strata become clear....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION COL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Colin 2016

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

Summary: Three young, unemployed Frenchmen living in the ghettos surrounding Paris get embroiled in a violent conflict with the local police.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

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

Vance, J. D.

Summary: Vance, a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, provides an account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm. J. D. Vance tells the true story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit #1-921 VANCE, J.D. Vance
Call number: Book Club Kit #2-921 VANCE, J.D. Vance

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

Colin, Beatrice.

Summary: In February 1887, Caitriona Wallace and Emile Nouguier meet in a hot air balloon, floating high above Paris, a moment of pure possibility. But back on firm ground, their vastly different social strata become clear. Cait is a widow who because of her precarious financial situation is forced to chaperone two wealthy Scottish charges. Emile is expected to take on the bourgeois stability of his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2016

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

Cass, Kiera

Summary: Para treinta y cinco chicas, La Selecciónes una oportunidad que solo se presenta una vez en la vida. La oportunidad de escapar de la vida que les ha tocado por nacer en una determinada familia. La oportunidad de que las trasladen a un mundo de trajes preciosos y joyas que no tienen precio. La oportunidad de vivir en un palacio y de competir por el corazón del guapísimo príncipe Maxon. Sin...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roca Editorial 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH CAS

Sciolino, Elaine

Summary: "Part memoir, part travelogue, part love letter to the people who live and work on a magical street in Paris. Elaine Sciolino, the former Paris bureau chief for the New York Times, invites us on a tour of her favorite Parisian street, offering an homage to street life and the pleasures of Parisian living. 'I can never be sad on the rue des Martyrs,' Sciolino explains, as she celebrates the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 944 SCI

Robson, Jennifer

Summary: "Spring, 1924. Recovering from a broken wartime engagement and a serious illness that left her near death, Lady Helena Montagu-Douglas-Parr vows that for once she will live life on her own terms. Breaking free from the stifling social constraints of the aristocratic society in which she was raised, she travels to France to stay with her free-spirited aunt. For one year, she will simply be Miss...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

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, Call number: 305.4 SEB

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

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

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

King, Lily.

Summary: Fleeing a devastating personal loss, Rosie takes a job as an au pair with a Parisian family and soon finds the comfort and intimacy she longs for with the children and their father, Marc. Only Nicole, the children's distant, impeccably polished mother, is unwilling to embrace the young American. But when Rosie and Marc move beyond friendship into much more dangerous territory, Rosie leaves for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

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

Lebovitz, David

Summary: "Bestselling author and world-renowned chef David Lebovitz continues to mine the rich subject of his evolving ex-pat life in Paris, using his perplexing experiences in apartment renovation as a launching point for stories about French culture, food, and what it means to revamp one's life. Includes dozens of new recipes. When David Lebovitz began the project of updating his apartment in his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5092 LEB