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The Paris hours

Author: Alex George
Publisher: Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020. ©2020
Series: Thorndike Press large print basic series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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"One day in the City of Lights. One night in search of lost time. Paris between the wars teems with artists, writers, and musicians, a glittering crucible of genius. But amidst the dazzling creativity of the city's most famous citizens, four regular people are each searching for something they've lost. Camille was the maid of Marcel Proust, and she has a secret: when she was asked to burn her employer's notebooks,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex George
ISBN: 9781432884086 1432884085 9781250307187 125030718X
OCLC Number: 1199980525
Description: 439 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print basic series.
Responsibility: Alex George.

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"One day in the City of Lights. One night in search of lost time. Paris between the wars teems with artists, writers, and musicians, a glittering crucible of genius. But amidst the dazzling creativity of the city's most famous citizens, four regular people are each searching for something they've lost. Camille was the maid of Marcel Proust, and she has a secret: when she was asked to burn her employer's notebooks, she saved one for herself. Now she is desperate to find it before her betrayal is revealed. Souren, an Armenian refugee, performs puppet shows for children that are nothing like the fairy tales they expect. Lovesick artist Guillaume is down on his luck and running from a debt he cannot repay - but when Gertrude Stein walks into his studio, he wonders if this is the day everything could change. And Jean-Paul is a journalist who tells other people's stories, because his own is too painful to tell. When the quartet's paths finally cross in an unforgettable climax, each discovers if they will find what they are looking for. Told over the course of a single day in 1927, The Paris Hours takes four ordinary people whose stories, told together, are as extraordinary as the glorious city they inhabit"--

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