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The chaperone

Author: Laura Moriarty
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : 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: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Louise Brooks; Louise Brooks
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Moriarty
ISBN: 9780718159955 0718159950
OCLC Number: 793602494
Notes: First published in the US: Riverhead Books.
Description: 422 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Laura Moriarty.

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On a summer's day in 1922 Cora Carlisle boards a train from Wichita, Kansas, to New York City, leaving behind a marriage that's not as perfect as it seems and a past that she buried long ago. She is  Read more...

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"It's impossible not to be completely drawn in by "The Chaperone". Laura Moriarty has delivered the richest and realest possible heroine in Cora Carlisle, a Wichita housewife who has her mind and Read more...

 
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