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The velvet hours
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New York : Berkley Books, 2016.
Physical Desc:
374 pages ; 20 cm
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"As Paris teeters on the edge of the German occupation, a young French woman closes the door to her late grandmother's treasure-filled apartment, unsure if she'll ever return. An elusive courtesan, Marthe de Florian cultivated a life of art and beauty, casting out all recollections of her impoverished childhood in the dark alleys of Montmartre. With Europe on the brink of war, she shares her story with her granddaughter Solange Beaugiron, using her prized possessions to reveal her innermost secrets. Most striking of all are a beautiful string of pearls and a magnificent portrait of Marthe painted by the Italian artist Giovanni Boldini. As Marthe's tale unfolds, like velvet itself, stitched with its own shadow and light, it helps to guide Solange on her own path. Inspired by the true account of an abandoned Parisian apartment, Alyson Richman brings to life Solange, the young woman forced to leave her fabled grandmother's legacy behind to save all that she loved"--

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Edition:
Berkley trade paperback edition.
Street Date:
1610
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780425266267, 0425266265

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"As Paris teeters on the edge of the German occupation, a young French woman closes the door to her late grandmother's treasure-filled apartment, unsure if she'll ever return. An elusive courtesan, Marthe de Florian cultivated a life of art and beauty, casting out all recollections of her impoverished childhood in the dark alleys of Montmartre. With Europe on the brink of war, she shares her story with her granddaughter Solange Beaugiron, using her prized possessions to reveal her innermost secrets. Most striking of all are a beautiful string of pearls and a magnificent portrait of Marthe painted by the Italian artist Giovanni Boldini. As Marthe's tale unfolds, like velvet itself, stitched with its own shadow and light, it helps to guide Solange on her own path. Inspired by the true account of an abandoned Parisian apartment, Alyson Richman brings to life Solange, the young woman forced to leave her fabled grandmother's legacy behind to save all that she loved"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Richman, A. (2016). The velvet hours. Berkley trade paperback edition. New York: Berkley Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Richman, Alyson. 2016. The Velvet Hours. New York: Berkley Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Richman, Alyson, The Velvet Hours. New York: Berkley Books, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Richman, Alyson. The Velvet Hours. Berkley trade paperback edition. New York: Berkley Books, 2016. Print.

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