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The chaperone

Author: Laura Moriarty
Publisher: London : Michael Joseph, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel about the friendship between an adolescent, pre-movie-star Louise Brooks, and the 36-year-old woman who chaperones her to New York City for a summer, in 1922, and how it changes both their lives.
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Biographical fiction
Named Person: Louise Brooks; Louise Brooks
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Moriarty
ISBN: 9780718159504 0718159500
OCLC Number: 781974760
Description: 422 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Laura Moriarty.

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A captivating novel about the woman who chaperoned an irreverent Louise Brooks to New York City in 1922, and the summer that would change them both.  Read more...

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""The Chaperone" is the enthralling story of two women . . . and how their unlikely relationship changed their lives. . . . In this layered and inventive story, Moriarty raises profound questions Read more...

 
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