The Resource The lost girls of Paris, Pam Jenoff

The lost girls of Paris, Pam Jenoff

Label
The lost girls of Paris
Title
The lost girls of Paris
Statement of responsibility
Pam Jenoff
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From 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.--
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
Assigning source
Publisher's description
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10750072
Cataloging source
PWL
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Jenoff, Pam
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Lost and found possessions
  • Lost articles
  • Women spies
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • Women spies
  • New York (State)
  • FICTION / Historical / General
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Jewish
Target audience
adult
Label
The lost girls of Paris, Pam Jenoff
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes discussion questions
  • Includes an excerpt of Runaway by the author
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1078536709
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
377 pages
Isbn
9780778308614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1078536709
Label
The lost girls of Paris, Pam Jenoff
Publication
Note
  • Includes discussion questions
  • Includes an excerpt of Runaway by the author
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1078536709
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
377 pages
Isbn
9780778308614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1078536709

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