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The Resource The Lost Girls of Paris

The Lost Girls of Paris

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The Lost Girls of Paris
Title
The Lost Girls of Paris
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Pam Jenoff
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Language
eng
Summary
A New York Times Bestseller"Fraught with danger, filled with mystery, and meticulously researched, The Lost Girls of Paris is a fascinating tale of the hidden women who helped to win the war." —Lisa Wingate, New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were YoursFrom the author of the runaway bestseller The Orphan's Tale comes a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.1946, ManhattanOne morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, Grace Healey finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs—each of a different woman. In a moment of impulse, Grace takes the photographs and quickly leaves the station.Grace soon learns that the suitcase belonged to a woman named Eleanor Trigg, leader of a network of female secret agents who were deployed out of London during the war. Twelve of these women were sent to Occupied Europe as couriers and radio operators to aid the resistance, but they never returned home, their fates a mystery. Setting out to learn the truth behind the women in the photographs, Grace finds herself drawn to a young mother turned agent named Marie, whose daring mission overseas reveals a remarkable story of friendship, valor and betrayal.Vividly rendered and inspired by true events, New York Times bestselling author Pam Jenoff shines a light on the incredible heroics of the brave women of the war and weaves a mesmerizing tale of courage, sisterhood and the great strength of women to survive in the hardest of circumstances.A Cosmopolitan Best Book Club Book, PopSugar Must-Read, and Glamour Best of 2019"An intriguing mystery and a captivating heroine make The Lost Girls of Paris a read to savor!" —Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network
Summary
After discovering an abandoned, photograph-filled suitcase in Grand Central Station in 1946 a young widow sets out to discover who the people in the pictures are
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10750072
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Jenoff, Pam
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
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The Lost Girls of Paris
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OVERDRIVE:41e245c8-93b9-4941-9566-be0e8031b5eb
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9781460398760
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optical disk
Label
The Lost Girls of Paris
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:41e245c8-93b9-4941-9566-be0e8031b5eb
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781460398760
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Specific material designation
optical disk

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