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Title:
Paris echo : a novel
Author:
Faulks, Sebastian, author.
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Edition:
First Edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
258 pages ; 25 cm
Summary:
American historian Hannah intends to immerse herself in World War II research in Paris, wary of paying much attention to the city where a youthful misadventure once left her dejected. But a chance encounter with Tariq, a Moroccan teenager whose visions of the City of Lights as a world of opportunity and rebirth starkly contrast with her own, disrupts her plan. Hannah agrees to take Tariq in as a lodger, forming an unexpected connection with the young man. Yet as Tariq begins to assimilate into the country he risked his life to enter, he realizes that its dark past and current ills are far more complicated than he'd anticipated. And Hannah, diving deeper into her work on women's lives in Nazi-occupied Paris, uncovers a shocking piece of history that threatens to dismantle her core beliefs. Soon they each must question which sacrifices are worth their happiness and what, if anything, the tumultuous past century can teach them about the future.--Dust jacket.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781250305657

9781786330222
Format :
Book

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