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While Paris Slept (Hardback)

By Druart, Ruth

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One woman must make the hardest decision of her life in this unforgettably moving story of resistance and faith during one of the darkest times in history. Santa Cruz, 1953. Jean-Luc is a man on the run from his past. The scar on his face is a small price to pay for surviving the... horrors of Nazi occupation in France. Now, he has a new life in California, a family. He never expected the past to come knocking on his door. Paris, 1944. A young Jewish woman's past is torn apart in a heartbeat. Herded onto a train bound for Auschwitz, in an act of desperation she entrusts her most precious possession to a stranger. All she has left now is hope. On a darkened platform, two destinies become intertwined, and the choices each person makes will change the future in ways neither could have imagined. Told from alternating perspectives, While Paris Slept reflects on the power of love, resilience, and courage when all seems lost. Exploring the strength of family ties, and what it really means to love someone unconditionally, this debut novel will capture your heart.
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ISBN 9781538735183
Released NZ 23 Feb 2021
Publisher Grand Central Publishing
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781538735183
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Grand Central Publishing
Imprint Grand Central Publishing
Released 23 Feb 2021
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
 › 1 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Druart, Ruth
Category Modern Fiction
Adventure / Thriller
Historical Fiction
Second World War fiction
Number of Pages 464
Dimensions Width: 157mm
Height: 236mm
Spine: 38mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 635g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Historical fiction, Parent and child, Jewish women, World War, 1939-1945 - France, France - History - German occupation, 1940-1945
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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