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The Resource The hotel on Place Vendôme : life, death, and betrayal at the Hôtel Ritz in Paris, Tilar J. Mazzeo

The hotel on Place Vendôme : life, death, and betrayal at the Hôtel Ritz in Paris, Tilar J. Mazzeo

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The hotel on Place Vendôme : life, death, and betrayal at the Hôtel Ritz in Paris
Title
The hotel on Place Vendôme
Title remainder
life, death, and betrayal at the Hôtel Ritz in Paris
Statement of responsibility
Tilar J. Mazzeo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Set against the backdrop of the Nazi occupation of World War II, [this book examines the] history of Paris's world-famous Hôtel Ritz, a ... tale of glamour, opulence, and celebrity; dangerous liaisons, espionage, and resistance"--Amazon.com
  • Taking readers behind the doors of Paris's Hotel Ritz during the Nazi occupation of World War II, this extraordinary chronicle reveals a hotbed of illicit affairs, deadly intrigues, courageous acts of defiance and treachery and the people and events that made this opulent cultural landmark legendary
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mazzeo, Tilar J
Dewey number
647.94443/601
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TX941.R5
LC item number
M39 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ritz Hotel (Paris, France)
  • France
  • Ritz Hotel (Paris, France)
  • German Occupation of France (1940-1945)
  • France
Label
The hotel on Place Vendôme : life, death, and betrayal at the Hôtel Ritz in Paris, Tilar J. Mazzeo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [243]-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Hôtel Ritz, the mirror of Paris -- This Switzerland in Paris : June 1940 -- All the talk of Paris : June 1, 1898 -- Dogfight above the Place Vendôme : July 27, 1917 -- Diamonds as big as the Ritz : September 1, 1940 -- The Americans drifting to Paris : 1944 -- The French actress and her Nazi lover -- The Jewish bartender and the German Resistance -- The American wife and the Swiss director -- The German general and the fate of Paris -- The press corps and the race to Paris -- Ernest Hemingway and the Ritz liberated -- Those dame reporters : August 26, 1944 -- The last trains from Paris -- Coco's war and other dirty linen -- The blond bombshell and the nuclear scientists -- From Berlin with love and last battles in Paris : 1945 -- Waning powers in Paris : June 1951 -- The war's long shadow : May 29, 1969
Control code
ocn850180311
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 292 pages
Isbn
9780061791086
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The hotel on Place Vendôme : life, death, and betrayal at the Hôtel Ritz in Paris, Tilar J. Mazzeo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [243]-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Hôtel Ritz, the mirror of Paris -- This Switzerland in Paris : June 1940 -- All the talk of Paris : June 1, 1898 -- Dogfight above the Place Vendôme : July 27, 1917 -- Diamonds as big as the Ritz : September 1, 1940 -- The Americans drifting to Paris : 1944 -- The French actress and her Nazi lover -- The Jewish bartender and the German Resistance -- The American wife and the Swiss director -- The German general and the fate of Paris -- The press corps and the race to Paris -- Ernest Hemingway and the Ritz liberated -- Those dame reporters : August 26, 1944 -- The last trains from Paris -- Coco's war and other dirty linen -- The blond bombshell and the nuclear scientists -- From Berlin with love and last battles in Paris : 1945 -- Waning powers in Paris : June 1951 -- The war's long shadow : May 29, 1969
Control code
ocn850180311
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 292 pages
Isbn
9780061791086
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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