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The chaperone

Author: Laura Moriarty
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2012
Series: Penguin fiction; Read more
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Moriarty
ISBN: 9780718158972 0718158970
OCLC Number: 810430198
Notes: Originaludgave: 2012
Description: 422 sider
Series Title: Penguin fiction; Read more


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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This is that rare, precious and fabulous thing - a proper story, with characters you care about desperately and root for right to the end ... I can't recommend this novel highly enough. In no Read more...

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