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The Resource A hero of France : a novel, Alan Furst

A hero of France : a novel, Alan Furst

Label
A hero of France : a novel
Title
A hero of France
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Alan Furst
Title variation
Hero in France
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The City of Light, occupied by the Nazis, is dark and silent at night. Streetlamps are painted blue and apartment windows draped or shuttered in the blackout ordered by the Germans. But when the clouds part, the silvery moonlight defies authority, and so does a leader of the French Resistance, known as Mathieu. In Paris and in the farmhouses, barns, and churches of the French countryside, small groups of ordinary men and women are determined to take down the occupying forces of Adolf Hitler. Mathieu leads one such Resistance cell, helping downed British airmen escape back to England. This suspenseful, fast-paced thriller by the author whom Vince Flynn calls "the most talented espionage novelist of our generation" captures this dangerous time as no one ever has before. Alan Furst brings Paris and occupied France to life, along with courageous citizens who outmaneuver collaborators, informers, blackmailers, and spies, risking everything to fulfill perilous clandestine missions. Aiding Mathieu as part of his covert network are Lisette, a seventeen-year-old student and courier; Max de Lyon, an arms dealer turned nightclub owner; Chantal, a woman of class and confidence; Daniel, a Jewish teacher fueled by revenge; Joëlle, who falls in love with Mathieu; and Annemarie, a willful aristocrat with deep roots in France, and a desire to act. As the German military police heighten surveillance, Mathieu and his team face a new threat, dispatched by the Reich to destroy them all"--
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Summary
A tale set in World War II occupied Paris follows the experiences of French Resistance network members from diverse walks of life who engage in clandestine actions to regain the country's freedom
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Character
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10488633
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3556.U76
LC item number
H47 2016lp
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Night soldiers
Series volume
0013
Target audience
adult
Label
A hero of France : a novel, Alan Furst
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Publication
Copyright
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
5798506
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
355 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780735207202
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn930681220
  • (OCoLC)930681220
Label
A hero of France : a novel, Alan Furst
Publication
Copyright
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
5798506
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
355 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780735207202
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn930681220
  • (OCoLC)930681220

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