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A Country Road, A Tree

Author: Baker, Jo

Publisher: Random House


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A Country Road, A Tree :

Samuel Beckett is a young writer living in Paris--intoxicated by new friendships with James Joyce and the other writers and artists making the vibrant city their creative home--when war breaks out in 1939. He determines to stay and is swiftly drawn into the maelstrom, joining the Resistance. With him we experience the terrifying excitement yet stubborn vibrancy and camaraderie as the Parisians flee the Nazis and the Resistance goes underground; his friendships with the astonishing group of men and women who find themselves caught up in the Occupation; his quiet, committed love for Suzanne, the Frenchwoman who will become his lifelong companion; and his dangerous work encoding critical messages in translations and narrow escapes from the Gestapo. Here is a remarkable story of survival and determination, and a portrait of a uniquely brilliant mind.

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Category   Subject
Fiction   Historical
Fiction   Literary
Fiction   War & Military

ISBN 13:9780345816382
ISBN 10:0345816382
Size:9.64" l x 6.62" w x 1.16" h
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