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The postmistress of Paris : a novel / Meg Waite Clayton.

The postmistress of Paris : a novel / Meg Waite Clayton.
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ISBN 9780063227859 (paperback)
Author Clayton, Meg Waite author.
Title The postmistress of Paris : a novel / Meg Waite Clayton.
Publisher/Date New York : HarperCollins, 2021.
©2021
Pagination etc. 402 pages ; 24 cm.
Summary Note Wealthy, beautiful Nane was born with a spirit of adventure that transcends her Midwestern roots. For her, learning to fly is freedom. When German tanks roll across the border and into Paris, this woman with an adorable dog and a generous heart joins the resistance. Known as the Postmistress because she delivers information to those in hiding, Naneé uses her charms and skill to house the hunted and deliver them to safety. Photographer Edouard Moss has escaped Germany with his young daughter only to be interned in a French labor camp. His life collides with Nanée's in this sweeping tale of romance and danger set in a world aflame with personal and political passion. Inspired by the real life Chicago heiress Mary Jayne Gold, who worked with American journalist Varian Fry to smuggle artists and intellectuals out of France, this is the haunting story of an indomitable woman whose strength, bravery, and love is a beacon of hope in a time of terror.
Subject Rich people -- France -- Fiction
Women -- France -- Paris -- Fiction
Photographers -- Fiction
Government, Resistance to -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- France -- Paris -- Fiction
Human smuggling -- Fiction
Paris (France) -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Fiction
Historical fiction.
Shelf Location F CLAY
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