Book Luncheon: The Lost Girls of Paris
About the Book:
1946, Manhattan. Grace Healy is rebuilding her life after losing her husband during the war. One morning, while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, she finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase where she discovers a dozen photographs – each of a different woman. In a moment of impulse Grace takes the photographs and quickly leaves the station. Grace soon learns that the suitcase belonged to a woman named Eleanor Trigg, leader of a ring of female secret agents who were deployed out of London during the war. Twelve of these women were sent to Occupied Europe as couriers and radio operators to aid the resistance, but they never returned home – their fates a mystery. Setting out to learn the truth behind the women in the photographs, Grace finds herself drawn to a young mother-turned-agent named Marie, whose daring mission overseas reveals a remarkable story of friendship, valor, and betrayal.
About the Author:
Pam Jenoff is the author of several novels, including the New York Times bestseller The Orphan’s Tale. She holds a bachelor’s degree in international affairs from George Washington University and a master’s degree in history from Cambridge and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania. Jenoff’s novels are inspired by her experiences working at the Pentagon and also as a diplomat for the State Department handling Holocaust issues in Poland. She lives with her husband and three children near Philadelphia where, in addition to writing, she teaches law school.
Thursday, November 14| 11:30am
Seasons 52, Palm Beach Gardens
Complementary for Chaverim, Star Arts and Publishers
$72 per person
*Cost includes lunch reception, author talk & book signing
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