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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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On a summer's day in 1922, Cora Carlisle boards a train from Wichita, Kansaa, to New York, charged with the care of a stunningly beautiful young girl with a jet-black bob and wisdom way beyond her fifteen years. The girl is Louisa Brooks and, for her, New York offers a chance of stardom beneath the bright lights of Broadway. For Cora the trip offers the opportunity to discover the truth about her past. It will also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Named Person: Louise Brooks; Louise Brooks
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Moriarty
ISBN: 9780718159504 0718159500
OCLC Number: 861256725
Description: 422 p. ; 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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