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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: F Skeslien Charles
Author: Skeslien Charles, Janet,
Title: The Paris library :
Remainder of title: a novel /
Summary, etc. note: "Paris, 1939. Young, ambitious, and tempestuous, Odile Souchet has it all: Paul, her handsome police officer beau; Margaret, her best friend from England; her adored twin brother Remy; and a dream job at the American Library in Paris, working alongside the library's legendary director, Dorothy Reeder. But when World War II breaks out, Odile stands to lose everything she holds dear - including her beloved library. After the invasion, as the Nazis declare a war on words and darkness falls over the City of Light, Odile and her fellow librarians join the Resistance with the best weapons they have: books. They risk their lives again and again to help their fellow Jewish readers. When the war finally ends, instead of freedom, Odile tastes the bitter sting of unspeakable betrayal. Montana, 1983. Odile's solitary existence in gossipy small-town Montana is unexpectedly interrupted by Lily, her neighbor, a lonely teenager longing for adventure. As Lily uncovers more about Odile's mysterious past, they find they share a love of language, the same longings, the same lethal jealousy. Odile helps Lily navigate the troubled waters of adolescence by always recommending just the right book at the right time, never suspecting that Lily will be the one to help her reckon with her own terrible secret. Based on the true story of the American Library in Paris, The Paris Library explores the geography of resentment, the consequences of terrible choices made, and how extraordinary heroism can be found in the quietest of places"--

International Standard Book Number: 9781982134198
International Standard Book Number: 9781982134204
: (hardcover)
: (trade paperback)
: (ebook)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9781982134211
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: PS3619.K54
Item number: P37 2020
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 813/.6
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Janet Skeslien Charles.
Edition statement: First Atria Books hardcover edition
Place of publication: New York, NY
Name of publisher: Atria Books
Date of publication: 2021
Projected publication date: 2006
: New York :
: Atria Books,
: 2020.
Extent: 351 p.; 24 cm.
: rdacontent
: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: unmediated
: n
: rdacarrier
: volume
: nc
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B & T 02/26/2021
Purchase price: $ 28.00
Subject: Historical fiction.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945-Resistance Movements-Fiction.
Subject: War stories.
Subject: Women librarians-Fiction.
Source of term: gsafd
Source of term: gsafd
Genre/form data or focus term: War stories.
Genre/form data or focus term: Historical fiction.
Main entry heading: Charles, Janet Skeslien, 1971-
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Atria, 2020.
Display text: Online version:
Title: The paris library
Record control number: (DLC) 2019043787
International Standard Book Number: 9781982134211
: acquire
: 1 shelf copy
: policy default
: xk12 2019-09-27
: xk12 2019-09-27 (telework) to CIP

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Barcode # Description Status Status Dt Due Back
51777 F Skeslien Charles on hold 2021-11-24 10:23:05 2021-11-24