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by Lester, Natasha

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Overview

TitleThe Paris secret
Author / Responsible partyLester, Natasha
CollectionFiction
GenreHistorical fiction.
TopicsHistorical fiction. Christian Dior (Firm) -- Fiction. Fashion designers -- Fiction. Families -- Fiction. Paris (France) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
RestrictionsYes
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.
Published2021

Summary

England, 1939. Talented pilot Skye Penrose joins the British war effort where she encounters her estranged sister, Liberty, and childhood soulmate Nicholas Crawford, now engaged to enigmatic Frenchwoman Margaux Jourdan. Paris, 1947. Designer Christian Dior unveils his extravagant first collection to a world weary of war and grief. He names his debut fragrance, Miss Dior, in tribute to his sister, Catherine, who worked for the French Resistance. Present day. Australian fashion conservator Kat Jourdan discovers a secret wardrobe filled with priceless Dior gowns in her grandmother's vacant cottage. As she delves into the mystery, Kat begins to doubt everything she thought she knew about her beloved grandmother.

Additional Information

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System control numberS16086
Original Print PublisherSydney, NSW : Hachette Australia, 2020.
NarratorPenny Rawlins and Melle Stewart.
Narrator NamePenny Rawlins and Melle Stewart.
Participant or performer notePenny Rawlins and Melle Stewart.
Narrators GenderFemale narrator