The Resource The house of dreams, Kate Lord Brown

The house of dreams, Kate Lord Brown

Label
The house of dreams
Title
The house of dreams
Statement of responsibility
Kate Lord Brown
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An international bestseller, Kate Lord Brown's debut novel The Perfume Garden has sold especially well in Canada, where it was selected as Walmart's Read of the Month for June 2015 and made it to the Globe & Mail bestseller list. The House of Dreams combines Brown's lovely, lyrical writing and signature interwoven past/present narrative style with an even more commercial time period and a fascinating real-life story. In 2000, Gabriel Lambert is a celebrated painter who hides a dark secret. Sophie Cass, a journalist struggling to begin her career and with a family connection to Lambert, is determined to find the truth about his past and the little known story of the real Casablanca. In 1940, an international group of rescue workers, refugee intellectuals, and artists gather in the beautiful old Villa Air Bel just outside Marseilles. American journalist Varian Fry and his remarkable team at the American Relief Center are working to help them escape France, but "the greatest man-trap in history" is closing in on them. Despite their peril, true camaraderie and creativity flourishes - while love affairs spring up and secrets are hidden. At the House of Dreams, young refugee artist Gabriel Lambert changed the course of his life - and now, sixty years later at his home in the Hamptons, the truth is finally catching up with him"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Kate Lord
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6102.R6914
LC item number
H68 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Painters
  • Women journalists
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Painters
  • Refugees
  • Women journalists
  • France
Label
The house of dreams, Kate Lord Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A novel"--Dust jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781250084538
Lccn
2015049510
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)918994679
  • 1024536
  • (OCoLC)ocn918994679
  • 1024536
Label
The house of dreams, Kate Lord Brown
Publication
Note
"A novel"--Dust jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781250084538
Lccn
2015049510
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)918994679
  • 1024536
  • (OCoLC)ocn918994679
  • 1024536

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