The Resource Light of Paris

Light of Paris

Label
Light of Paris
Title
Light of Paris
Statement of responsibility
Eleanor Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
a--New York Times-- Madeleine is trapped7by her family's expectations, by her controlling husband, and by her own fears7in an unhappy marriage and a life she never wanted. From the outside, it looks like she has everything, but on the inside, she fears she has nothing that matters. In Madeleine's memories, her grandmother Margie is the kind of woman she should have been7elegant, reserved, perfect. But when Madeleine finds a diary detailing Margie's bold, romantic trip to Jazz Age Paris, she meets the grandmother she never knew: a dreamer who defied her strict, staid family and spent an exhilarating summer writing in cafe?s, living on her own, and falling for a charismatic artist. Despite her unhappiness, when Madeleine's marriage is threatened, she panics, escaping to her hometown and staying with her critical, disapproving mother. In that unlikely place, shaken by the revelation of a long-hidden family secret and inspired by her grandmother's bravery, Madeleine creates her own Parisian summer7reconnecting to her love of painting, cultivating a vibrant circle of creative friends, and finding a kindred spirit in a down-to-earth chef who reminds her to feed both her body and her heart. Margie and Madeleine's stories intertwine to explore the joys and risks of living life on our own terms, of defying the rules that hold us back from our dreams, and of becoming the people we are meant to be. From the Hardcover edition
Summary
Madeleine is trapped-by her family's expectations, by her controlling husband, and by her own fears-in an unhappy marriage and a life she never wanted. From the outside, it looks like she has everything, but on the inside, she fears she has nothing that matters
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10490390
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Eleanor
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.R6965
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Married women
  • Self-realization in women
  • Self-actualization (Psychology) in women
  • Paris (France)
Target audience
adult
Label
Light of Paris
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn950695727
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ()
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780007393695
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 925754
  • D0C3093D-1479-4D85-BB98-60EEF56EA1F2
Label
Light of Paris
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn950695727
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ()
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780007393695
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 925754
  • D0C3093D-1479-4D85-BB98-60EEF56EA1F2

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