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The winemaker's wife

by Harmel, Kristin,

Format: Large Print 2019
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies
Available (4)
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ACLA Mobile Library Services Large Print Books LP HARM
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CLP - Allegheny Regional Fiction FICTION Harmel
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CLP - Sheraden Large Print Books FICTION Harmel
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Plum Community Library Large Print LP FIC HAR
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Champagne, 1940: Inès has just married Michel, the owner of storied champagne house Maison Chauveau, when the Germans invade. As the danger mounts, Michel turns his back on his marriage to begin hiding munitions for the Résistance. Inès fears they'll be exposed, but for Céline, half-Jewish wife of Chauveau's chef de cave, the risk is even greater -- rumors abound of Jews being shipped east to an unspeakable fate.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The lives of several strong women intervene in a complicated historical tale of love and war. Set in France's historic champagne vineyards, The Winemaker's Wife begins with rising anxiety about the Nazi's arrival to Maison Chauveau in 1940. Inès Chauveau and her husband/vineyard owner Michael work alongside Theo Laurent, Maison Chauveau's chef de cave or cellar master and his wife Céline. Céline, considered a Jew based on her father's family even though her mother was Catholic, fears the arrival of Germans the most. The story then jumps to the present day with Liv Kent's divorce and the unexpected appearance of her grandmother Edith who whisks her away to Paris. Edith becomes elusive about their purpose in Europe and Liv is introduced to a dashing young lawyer handling her grandmother's affairs. Shifting years and perspectives, lives intersect as Liv, Céline, and Inès cope with fast changes and romantic mistakes. This WW2 novel takes a unique approach with details of the winemaking process highlighting the author's research into the Champagne region.--Monica Garza Bustillo Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Fiction.
Family secrets -- Fiction.
Wineries -- Fiction.
Large type books.
France -- Fiction.
War fiction.
Historical fiction.
Publisher Thorndike, Maine :2019
Edition Large print edition.
Language English
Description 486 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
ISBN 9781643583655
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