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The Resource The beautiful American, by Jeanne Mackin

The beautiful American, by Jeanne Mackin

Label
The beautiful American
Title
The beautiful American
Statement of responsibility
by Jeanne Mackin
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
As recovery from World War II begins, expatriate 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 and their wealthy patrons. But Lee fails to realize that her friendship with Nora is even older, that it goes back to their days as children in Poughkeepsie, New York, when a devastating trauma marked Lee forever. Will Nora's reunion with Lee give them a chance to forgive past betrayals and break years of silence to forge a meaningful connection as women who have shared the best and the worst that life can offer?
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Mackin, Jeanne
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Kate Reading
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Reading, Kate
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  • Miller, Lee
  • Noncitizens
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Female friendship
  • Missing children
  • Americans
Target audience
adult
Label
The beautiful American, by Jeanne Mackin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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Blackstone: Z9674
Carrier category
audiodisc
Content category
spoken word
Control code
3784426x
Dimensions
12 cm.
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 CDs (12 hr.)
Isbn
9781483007243
Media category
audio
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z9674
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 3784426x
  • (Sirsi) 3784426x
Label
The beautiful American, by Jeanne Mackin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Blackstone: Z9674
Carrier category
audiodisc
Content category
spoken word
Control code
3784426x
Dimensions
12 cm.
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 CDs (12 hr.)
Isbn
9781483007243
Media category
audio
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z9674
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 3784426x
  • (Sirsi) 3784426x

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