The beautiful american / Jeanne Mackin.
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- ISBN: 9781101635629 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
From Paris in the 1920s to London after the Blitz, two women find that a secret from their past reverberates through years of joy and sorrow.... As recovery from World War II begins, expat American Nora Tours travels from her home in southern France to London in search of her missing sixteen-year-old daughter. There, she unexpectedly meets up with an old acquaintance, famous model-turned-photographer Lee Miller. Neither has emerged from the war unscathed. Nora is racked with the fear that her efforts to survive under the Vichy regime may have cost her daughter's life. Lee suffers from what she witnessed as a war correspondent photographing the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps. Nora and Lee knew each other in the heady days of late 1920s Paris, when Nora was giddy with love for her childhood sweetheart, Lee became the celebrated mistress of the artist Man Ray, and Lee's magnetic beauty drew them all into the glamorous lives of famous artists...
Electronic reproduction. New York : NAL, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1226 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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