Coco at the Ritz : a novel
First Pegasus Books edition.
Though her name is synonymous with elegance and chic, the iconic Coco Chanel had a complicated dark side, and in late August 1944, as World War II drew to a close, she was arrested and interrogated on charges of treason to France. Many of the facts are lost to history, partly through Chanel's own obfuscation, but this much is known: the charges grew out of her war-time romance with a German spy, and one morning two soldiers from the French Forces of the Interior--the loose band of Resistance fighters, soldiers and private citizens who took up arms in the wake of the Liberation of Paris--led Chanel from her suite at the Ritz Hotel in Paris to an undisclosed location for questioning. What transpired during her interrogation, who was present, and why she was set free when so many other women who'd been involved with German men (willingly or otherwise) had their heads shaved or were imprisoned, remains a mystery.
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Current holds0 current holds with 4 total copies.
|Call Number /
|Greenburgh Public Library
|Mount Pleasant Public Library
|FIC DILIBERTO (Text)
|New Rochelle Public Library
|Yonkers Grinton I. Will Library