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Monday, April 15, 2019

Book Club Monday

Everyone is devastated today with the news that the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris was on fire.  Thankfully, I just heard that the 2 iconic towers were able to be saved and they will rebuild.  I thought that I would pick a book club choice that is set in the city of lights which also became an immediate best seller...This week's book is The Lost Girls of Paris: A Novel by Pam Jenoff.   Here is the summary:

1946, Manhattan

One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, Grace Healey finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs—each of a different woman. In a moment of impulse, Grace takes the photographs and quickly leaves the station.
Grace soon learns that the suitcase belonged to a woman named Eleanor Trigg, leader of a network of female secret agents who were deployed out of London during the war. Twelve of these women were sent to Occupied Europe as couriers and radio operators to aid the resistance, but they never returned home, their fates a mystery. Setting out to learn the truth behind the women in the photographs, Grace finds herself drawn to a young mother turned agent named Marie, whose daring mission overseas reveals a remarkable story of friendship, valor and betrayal.

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