Harrison Village Library Catalog

Benjamin, Melanie, 1962-,

Mistress of the Ritz / Melanie Benjamin. - Large Print edition. - 445 pages ; 23 cm. -

"In March 1940, the Nazis sweep Paris and immediately take up residence in one of the city's most iconic sites: The Hotel Ritz. There, under a roof legendary for its unprecedented luxury and for its fabled residents--including Coco Chanel, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Cole Porter, Hemingway, Balanchine, Doris Duke, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and now Hermann G�oering--the Nazis rule over a paralyzed city. But two residents of the Ritz refuse to be defeated: its director, Claude Auzello, and his beautiful American actress wife, Blanche. They not only oversee the smooth workings of the hotel, but both Blanche and Claude throw themselves fearlessly into the dangerous and clandestine workings of the French Resistance. This is a true-to-life novel of a courageous woman and her husband who put their marriage--and ultimately their lives--in jeopardy to fight for freedom."--

9781643582450


Auzello, Blanche, approximately 1897-1969 --Fiction.
Auzello, Claude--Fiction.


Ritz Hotel (Paris, France)--Fiction.


World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements--France--Fiction.


France--History--German occupation, 1940-1945--Fiction.


Spy fiction.
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Large type books.

PS3608.A876 / M57 2019

813/.6