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Le Clezio, J.-M. G. (Jean-Marie Gustave)

Summary: After being driven from their land by French colonial soldiers in 1909, Nour and his people, "the blue men" must search for a haven out of the desert that will shelter them. Interspersed with the story of Nour is the contemporary story of Lalla, a descendent of the blue men, who lives in Morocco and tries to stay true to the blood of her ancestors while experiencing life as a modern immigrant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David R. Godine 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEC

Sagan, Françoise

Summary: Endearing, self-absorbed, seventeen-year-old CÃcile is the very essence of untroubled amorality. Freed from the stifling constraints of boarding school, she joins her fatherâa handsome, still-young widower with a wandering eyeâfor a carefree, two-month summer vacation in a beautiful villa outside of Paris with his latest mistress, Elsa. CÃcile cherishes the free-spirited moments she and her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 SAG FRENCH

Moyes, Jojo

Summary: "From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You and After You, a sensational collection featuring the title novella and eight other stories. Quintessential Jojo Moyes, Paris for One and Other Stories is an irresistibly romantic collection filled with humor and heart. Nell is twenty-six and has never been to Paris. She's never even been on a romantic weekend away--to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOY

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOY

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOY

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MOY

Mosse, Kate

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.3 FICTION MOS

Jenoff, Pam

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Paris, 1919. Margot Rosenthal has arrived in France with her father, a German diplomat. She initially resents being trapped in the congested capital, where she is still considered the enemy. But as she contemplates returning to Berlin and a life she hardly knows anymore, she decides that being in Paris is not so bad after all. Bored and torn between duty and the desire to be free, Margot...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Park Row 2019

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Moran, Michelle.

Summary: Draws on primary sources to recreate the wildly promiscuous court of Napoleon Bonaparte through the experiences of his stepdaughter Hortense, his infamous sister Pauline, and his freedom-seeking Austrian wife Marie-Louise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2012

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Chieng, Chieh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Wood, Tracey Enerson

Summary: "Superintendent of Nurses Julia Stimson and sixty-five inexperienced young nurses arrive on the front lines of WWI to find chaos. With 1,300 soldiers stuffed into a facility built for 500, providing even the most basic care is challenging and Julia quickly learns that male doctors see her as a threat to their authority. Based on a true story, The War Nurse follows Julia through WWI in France,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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