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The Hotel on Place Vendome

Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris

The Hotel on Place Vendome( )
Author: Mazzeo, Tilar J.
Publication Date:Jan 2014
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
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Set against the backdrop of the Nazi occupation of World War II, The H#65533;tel on Place Vend#65533;me is the captivating history of Paris's world-famous H#65533;tel Ritz-a breathtaking tale of glamour, opulence, and celebrity; dangerous liaisons, espionage, and resistance-from Tilar J. Mazzeo, the New York Times bestselling author of The Widow Clicquot and The Secret of Chanel No. 5

When France fell to the Germans in June 1940, the legendary H#65533;tel Ritz on the Place...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / France
Travel / Europe / France
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.087 x 0.936 Inches
Book Weight:0.942 Pounds
Author Biography
Mazzeo, Tilar J. (Author)

Tilar J. Mazzeo is a New York Times bestselling author of books that include The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It, The Secret of Chanel No. 5: The Intimate Story of the World's Most Famous Perfume, and The Hotel On The Place Vendôme: Life, Death, And Betrayal At The Hôtel Ritz In Paris. She also writes extensively on wine for the media and is the author of The Back Lane Wineries of Napa, The Back Lane Wineries of Sonoma, and the forthcoming guide to The Back Lane Wineries of the Pacific Northwest.

She received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington, Seattle, and today writes narrative nonfiction and memoir on the history of war, women, and luxury. She teaches English as the Clara C. Piper Associate Professor of English at Colby College and teaches narrative nonfiction at writer's workshops in the Canadian Gulf Islands of British Columbia.


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