The Paris orphan

by Lester, Natasha, 1973-

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Summary
An American soldier and an enterprising photographer brave occupied France during World War II to help give a little girl the one thing she's never had?a family? in this gripping historical fiction from the internationally bestselling author of The Paris Seamstress . New York City/Paris, 1942: When American model Jessica May arrives in Europe to cover the war as a photojournalist for Vogue , most of the soldiers are determined to make her life as difficult as possible. But three friendships change that. Journalist Martha Gellhorn encourages Jess to bend the rules. Captain Dan Hallworth keeps her safe in dangerous places so she can capture the stories that truly matter. And most important of all, the love of a little orphan named Victorine gives Jess strength to do the impossible. But her success will come at a price... France, 2005: Decades after World War II, D'Arcy Hallworth arrives at a beautiful chateau to curate a collection of famous wartime photos by a reclusive artist. It's the opportunity of a lifetime, but D'Arcy has no idea that this job will uncover decades of secrets that, once revealed, will change everything she thought she knew about her mother, Victorine, and alter D'Arcy's life forever. Includes a reading group guide! "An emotional and sweeping tale set against the backdrop of World War II...Rich detail, compelling characters, and an interwoven dual timeline make this an engrossing read for historical fiction fans." ?Chanel Cleeton, USA Today bestselling author of Next Year in Havana "[A] splendid, breathtaking novel, full of mystery and passion...a must read!" ?Jeanne Mackin, author of The Last Collection.
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Subjects Models (Persons) Fiction
Americans Europe Fiction
Photojournalists Europe Fiction
Orphans France Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 Fiction
Family secrets Fiction
Literature
Historical Fiction
Romance
Fiction
Electronic books.
Romance fiction.
Historical fiction.
Publisher [Place of publication not identified] :Grand Central Publishing2019
2019
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
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ISBN 9781538764916
9781538764916
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