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Liberating Liberals By Bill Branyon
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Liberating Liberals: Catapult to the exhilirating and terrifying outer limits of freethinking, then glide back to the inner infinity of philosophical calm -- this time with liberal guilt totally... More > eliminated and liberal happiness and effectiveness greatly increased. All while finding the definite answers to: God vs no-God, capitalism vs socialism, and Paris Hilton vs Meryl Streep.< Less
THE COLOR OF PARIS By Brooke Scudder
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A mesmerizing, moving, and elegantly written debut novel, The Colors of Paris beautifully creates a vivid portrait of an unforgettable woman whose gift for painting helps her change the lives of... More > others even as she struggles to overcome her own troubled past. After the San Francisco earthquake in 1907, Claire Gardener is unable to get close to anybody, and her only connection to the world is through painting. But a mysterious curator at her art test has her questioning what’s been missing in her life, and when she’s forced to confront a painful secret from her past, she must decide whether it’s worth risking everything for a second chance at happiness. Now expelled from the school in Paris, Claire has nowhere to go and sleeps in an artist’s colony, where she paints and discovers how liberated women can be. Soon local shops discover her talents, and Claire realizes she has a gift for helping others through painting.< Less
The Three Cities Trilogy: Paris, Volume 4 By Emile Zola
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola... More > (/ˈzoʊlə/; French: [e.mil zo.la]; 2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was a French novelist, playwright, journalist, the best-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism, and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism. He was a major figure in the political liberalization of France and in the exoneration of the falsely accused and convicted army officer Alfred Dreyfus, which is encapsulated in the renowned newspaper headline J'accuse. Zola was nominated for the first and second Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 and 1902. His death from carbon monoxide poisoning may have been a murder.Zola was born in Paris in 1840. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89mile_Zola< Less
The Three Cities Trilogy: Paris, Volume 5 By Emile Zola
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola... More > (/ˈzoʊlə/; French: [e.mil zo.la]; 2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was a French novelist, playwright, journalist, the best-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism, and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism. He was a major figure in the political liberalization of France and in the exoneration of the falsely accused and convicted army officer Alfred Dreyfus, which is encapsulated in the renowned newspaper headline J'accuse. Zola was nominated for the first and second Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 and 1902. His death from carbon monoxide poisoning may have been a murder.Zola was born in Paris in 1840. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89mile_Zola< Less
Chanson! A Story of Forbidden Love In Occupied Paris: A Two-Act Play By David Bret
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'Chanson', based on true events and with songs from the perios, tells the story of French singer, Marcel~brooding, rough-and-ready and from the wrong side of the tracks, he arrived in Paris in 1934... More > and was discovered singing in the streets by Gérard, the impresario. When the play opens it is 1944. Paris is under the Nazi jackboot and Marcel is star attraction at Gérard's nightclub, Levalle's, the most famous in town. When Gérard is murdered, Marcel's life falls apart. He ends his relationship with his girlfriend, and can no longer see his mistress because her husband is home on leave. While trudging the streets, drunk after curfew, he is picked up by Jurgen, a young German lieutenant who has worshipped him from afar for some time. Initially their relationship is platonic. As time passes, however, a deep bond develops between the two men as Marcel fights his demons to rebuild his shattered career~while the Liberation approaches, bringing triumph and tragedy in equal measure. WARNING: contains strong language< Less
Ne m'appelle plus Jean By Yann Parys
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Jean-Eudes, dix-huit ans, vit chez un oncle haineux et violent depuis l'arrestation de son père Eudes. A sa libération, ils sont sans domicile et unissent leurs efforts.... More > Confronté au comportement possessif et aux humeurs imprévisibles de son père, Jean-Eudes trouve un réconfort auprès d'un jongleur qui devient son ami. Il éprouve des sentiments troubles pour Paul, cet artiste fascinant, mais bien plus âgé que lui, auprès duquel il s'épanouit. Paul connaissait Laura, la compagne d'Eudes. Celui-ci voit d'un très mauvais oeil son intrusion dans leur vie et semble redouter quelque catastrophe. Un drame arrive en effet... qui aura de terribles conséquences.< Less
Ne m'appelle plus Jean By Yann Parys
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Jean-Eudes, dix-huit ans, vit chez un oncle haineux et violent depuis l'arrestation de son père Eudes. A sa libération, ils sont sans domicile et unissent leurs efforts.... More > Confronté au comportement possessif et aux humeurs imprévisibles de son père, Jean-Eudes trouve un réconfort auprès d'un jongleur qui devient son ami. Il éprouve des sentiments troubles pour Paul, cet artiste fascinant, mais bien plus âgé que lui, auprès duquel il s'épanouit. Paul connaissait Laura, la compagne d'Eudes. Celui-ci voit d'un très mauvais oeil son intrusion dans leur vie et semble redouter quelque catastrophe. Un drame arrive en effet... qui aura de terribles conséquences.< Less
Athanase Coquerel fils ou le procès ecclésiastique d'un pasteur libéral By Ferdinand Buisson et al.
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Ce livre est constitué de documents d'époque, réunis autour du procès ecclésiastique du pasteur Athanase Coquerel. L'événement, sur fond de conflit... More > théologique mais aussi de conflit de pouvoir et de questions politiques, pose la question de la tolérance, de l'usage non-démocratique de la démocratie, y compris dans le protestantisme en France. Parmi les auteurs, on voit apparaître Ferdinand Buisson, le futur fondateur de la Ligue des droits de l'homme...< Less
Chanson: A Two-Act Play (A Story of Forbidden Love Set During the German Occupation of Paris) By David Bret
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The French singer, Marcel~brooding, mysterious and from the wrong side of the tracks, arrived in Paris in 1934 and was discovered singing in the streets by Gérard,the city's most prominent... More > impresario. When the play opens it is 1944. Paris is under the Nazi jackboot and Marcel is star attraction at Levalle's, the most fashionable nightclub in Paris. When Gérard is murdered, Marcel's life falls apart. He ends his relationship with his girlfriend, and his mistress can no longer see him because her husband is home on leave. While trudging the streets late at night, drunk and disorientated after curfew, he is picked up by Jurgen, a young German lieutenant who has worshipped him from afar. Initially, their relationship is platonic. As time passes,a deep bond develops between the two as Marcel fights his demons to rebuild his shattered career~while the Liberation approaches, bringing triumph and tragedy in equal measure. David Bret is a leading authority on the French music-hall. WARNING:contains strong language.< Less
Carnets de la 2° DB : Du Débarquement à la Libération By Karine DONATE
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Ce livre inédit relate le deuxième débarquement de Normandie ainsi que Libération vue par la 2°DB. L’auteur détaille la Libération de Paris qui ne... More > devait pas avoir lieu et comment elle a pu finalement s'organiser. Un ouvrage tout public, très documenté, qui met en lumière l’action de la 2°DB lors de la Libération de Strasbourg, la campagne d'Alsace et la prise du « nid d’aigle » d’Hitler.< Less