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The beautiful American

Author: Jeanne Mackin
Publisher: New York, New York : New American Library, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As recovery from World War II begins, expat American Nora Tours travels from her home in southern France to London in search of her missing sixteen-year-old daughter. There she unexpectedly meets up with an old acquaintance, famous model-turned-photographer Lee Miller. Neither has emerged from the war unscathed: Nora is racked with the fear that her efforts to survive under the Vichy regime may have cost her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne Mackin
ISBN: 9780451465825 0451465822
OCLC Number: 861673865
Description: 352 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jeanne Mackin.

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"As recovery from World War II begins, expat American Nora Tours travels from her home in southern France to London in search of her missing sixteen-year-old daughter. There she unexpectedly meets up with an old acquaintance, famous model-turned-photographer Lee Miller. Neither has emerged from the war unscathed: Nora is racked with the fear that her efforts to survive under the Vichy regime may have cost her daughter's life; Lee suffers from what she witnessed as a war correspondent photographing the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps"--Page 4 of cover.

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