The Paris Wife

January 11, 2017|
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
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An instant national bestseller, this stunningly evocative, beautifully rendered story told in the voice of Ernest Hemingway's first wife, Hadley, has the same power and historical richness that made Loving Frank a bestseller.

No twentieth-century American writer has captured the popular imagination as much as Ernest Hemingway. This novel tells his story from a unique point of view - that of his first wife, Hadley. Through her eyes and voice, we experience Paris of the Lost Generation and meet fascinating characters such as Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, and Gerald and Sara Murphy. The city and its inhabitants provide a vivid backdrop to this engrossing and wrenching story of love and betrayal that is made all the more poignant knowing that, in the end, Hemingway would write of his first wife, "I wish I had died before I loved anyone but her."

Heather's Review

The Paris Wife is a delicious story … one that transports you to a moment in time when the stars collided, at least for a precious few. From the inside jacket cover… “In 1920 Chicago, Hadley Richardson is a quiet twenty-eight year old who has all but given up on love and happiness until she meets the youthful returning war hero Ernes...

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Title:The Paris Wife
Product dimensions:336 pages, 9.67 X 6.57 X 1.08 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 9.67 X 6.57 X 1.08 in
Published:January 11, 2017
Publisher:Doubleday Canada
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780385669221

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