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Multcolib My Librarian Heather: Inspired fiction & memoirs of the Lost Generation

Call Me Zelda
Call Me Zelda By Robuck, Erika (Book - 2013 ) FICTION ROBUCK 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation: Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald reigned as king and queen of the Jazz Age, seeming to float on champagne bubbles above the mundane cares of the world. But to those who truly knew them, the endless parties were only a distraction from their inner turmoil, and from a love that united them with a scorching intensity. When Zelda is committed to a Baltimore psychiatric clinic in 1932, vacillating between lucidity and madness in her struggle to forge an identity separate from her husband, the famous writer, she finds a sympathetic friend in her nurse, Anna Howard. Held captive by her own tragic past, Anna is increasingly drawn into the Fitzgeralds tumultuous relationship.

Z
Z A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald By Fowler, Therese (Book - 2013 ) FICTION FOWLER 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:A tale inspired by the marriage of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.

The Paris Wife
The Paris Wife A Novel By McLain, Paula (Book - 2011 ) FICTION MCLAIN 2011 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 33 copies

Annotation:Hadley is intrigued by brash "beautiful boy" Ernest Hemingway, and after a brief courtship and small wedding, they take off for Paris, where Hadley becomes a brave young woman who puts up with impoverished living conditions and shattering loneliness to prop up her husband's career.

Murder in Montparnasse
Murder in Montparnasse A Literary Mystery of Paris By Engel, Howard (Book - 1999 ) MYSTERY ENGEL All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:It's Autumn 1925, and a killer uncannily like England's Jack the Ripper is stalking the streets of Paris and preying on young women. Michael Ward is a journalist newly arrived to the Left Bank. When he falls in with Jason Waddington, an expatriate American writer who introduces him to the cafe scene and his crowd of writers and artists, Ward soon discovers that Jack de Paris is not the only trouble afoot in the City of Light.

Murder in Montparnasse
Murder in Montparnasse A Phryne Fisher Mystery By Greenwood, Kerry (Book - 2004 ) MYSTERY GREENWOOD All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 3 on 2 copies

Annotation:Always enticing in divine twenties fashion, Phryne, one of the most exciting and likeable heroines in crime writing today, leads us through a tightly plotted maze of thrilling adventure set in 1920s Australia.

Paris to the Moon
Paris to the Moon By Gopnik, Adam (Book - 2008 ) 944.3600413 G6599p 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:In the grand tradition of the American abroad, Gopnik walked the paths of the Tuileries, enjoyed philosophical discussions at his local bistro, and wrote as violet twilight fell on the arrondissements.

Time Was Soft There
Time Was Soft There A Paris Sojourn at Shakespeare & Co By Mercer, Jeremy (Book - 2005 ) 914.4361 M554t 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:In its present incarnation, Shakespeare & Co. has become a destination for writers and readers the world over, trying to reclaim the lost world of literary Paris in the 1920s.

We'll Always Have Paris
We'll Always Have Paris Sex and Love in the City of Light By Baxter, John (Book - 2006 ) 944.361 B355w 2005 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:For more than a century, pilgrims from all over the world seeking romance and passion have made their way to the City of Light. The seductive lure of Paris has long been irresistible to lovers, artists, epicureans, and connoisseurs of the good life.

A Paris Christmas
A Paris Christmas Immoveable Feast By Baxter, John (Book - 2008 ) B-Ba335pc 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:A charming, funny, and improbable tale of how a man who was raised on white bread-and didn't speak a word of French-unexpectedly ended up with the sacred duty of preparing the annual Christmas dinner for a venerable Parisian family.

Into A Paris Quartier
Into A Paris Quartier Reine Margot's Chapel and Other Haunts of St.-Germain By Johnson, Diane (Book - 2005 ) 944.361 J66i 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:Acclaimed author Diane Johnson brings to life the legendary St. Germain-des-Prs quarter of Paris--her adoptive home for many years--with riveting stories that explain its continued mystique in the heart of the world's most alluring city.

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