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Small acts of defiance / Michelle Wright.

Small acts of defiance / Michelle Wright.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
F WRIG
Adult Fiction Quick Browse   Double Bay . *, Quick Browse . 16 Dec 2021
F WRIG
Adult Fiction   Paddington . On Loan . 9 Dec 2021
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Field name Details
ISBN 9781760292652 (paperback)
Author Wright, Michelle author.
Title Small acts of defiance / Michelle Wright.
Publisher/Date Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2021.
©2021
Pagination etc. 344 pages ; 24 cm.
Summary Note May, 1940: After a bitter tragedy, young Australian woman Lucie and her French mother Yvonne are forced to leave home and seek help from the only family they have left-Lucie's uncle, Gerard. As the Second World War engulfs Europe, the two women find themselves trapped in German-occupied Paris, sharing a cramped apartment with the authoritarian Gerard and his extremist views. Drawing upon her artistic talents, Lucie risks her own safety to engage in small acts of defiance against the occupying forces and the collaborationist French regime, where the authorities reward French citizens for denouncing so-called 'traitors' in their community. Faced with the escalating brutality of anti-Jewish measures, and the indifference of so many of her fellow Parisians, Lucie must decide how far she will go to defend the rights of others.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Paris -- Fiction
Women artists -- Fiction
Australian fiction
Paris (France) -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Fiction
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Fiction
Historical fiction.
War fiction.
Shelf Location F WRIG
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