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The Paris library : a novel / Janet Skeslien Charles.

Skeslien Charles, Janet, (author.). Diss, Nicky, (narrator.). Feathers, Sarah, (narrator.). Wane, Esther, (narrator.).

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  • 5 of 13 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Milford Public Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Milford Public Library SKESLIEN CHARLES Janet (Text to phone) 34013150202623 Adult Fiction CD In transit -

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Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Nicky Diss, Sarah Feathers, Esther Wane.
Summary, etc.:
Based on the true World War II story of the American Library in Paris, an unforgettable novel about the power of books and the bonds of friendship, and the ordinary heroes who can be found in the most perilous times and the quietest places.
Paris, 1939: Young and ambitious Odile Souchet has it all: her handsome police officer beau and a dream job at the American Library in Paris. When the Nazis march into Paris, Odile stands to lose everything she holds dear, including her beloved library. Together with her fellow librarians, Odile joins the Resistance with the best weapons she has: books. But when the war finally ends, instead of freedom, Odile tastes the bitter sting of unspeakable betrayal. Montana, 1983: Lily is a lonely teenager looking for adventure in small-town Montana. Her interest is piqued by her solitary, elderly neighbor. As Lily uncovers more about her neighbor's mysterious past, she finds that they share a love of language, the same longings, and the same intense jealousy, never suspecting that a dark secret from the past connects them.
Subject: Women librarians > Fiction.
American Library in Paris > Fiction.
Books > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > France > Fiction.
Intergenerational relations > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
War stories.
Audiobooks.
Historical fiction.
War fiction.

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