13, rue Thérèse: A Novel

13, rue Thérèse: A Novel

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American academic Trevor Stratton discovers a box full of artifacts from World War I as he settles into his new office in Paris. The pictures, letters, and objects in the box relate to the life of Louise Brunet, a feisty, charming Frenchwoman who lived through both World Wars.

As Trevor examines and documents the relics the box offers up, he begins to imagine the story of Louise Brunet's life: her love for a cousin who died in the war, her marriage to a man who… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

13, rue Thérèse is a cute novel, which is really my polite way of saying that I did not hate it.

The novel, it turns out, was inspired by an actual box of keepsakes that the author found in an abandoned apartment. (...) In addition to the colored pictures eloquently revealed throughout the pages, readers are invited to explore the novel’s Web site using embedded Q.R. (Quick Response) codes, where an entire landscape of twentieth-century French sights (there’s an actual link to 13, Rue Thérèse on Google Maps), sounds (listen to Maurice Chevalier sing “Paris, Je t’aime”) and tastes (no actual tasting is involved, but there is a seemingly palatable boeuf bourguignon recipe from Julia Child) are waiting to be deciphered.

Book Details  

Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books (February 02, 2011)

Format: EPUB

File size: 10.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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