Vague Souvenir

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Claude Lambert, Jun 3, 2011 - Fiction
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Vague Souvenir: a WWII novelMarine Leroy is a French child fiercely attached to her tutor. She will be betrayed: her family is divided between the Fascists and the members of the Resistance; for some, the war turns division into opportunity. Lyman Hall, a young American economist and envoy of President Roosevelt, dreams of methodologies that will bring world peace and end the Great Depression. Their dreams are shattered, but can any good possibly come out of the war?
 

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Vague, meaning indistinct or lacking definition; souvenir, meaning a memory … I had little idea what to expect when I read this book. I found it to be quite provocative, and I was delighted by it ... Read full review

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I'm not usually a fan of WWII historical fiction because I feel they tend to be too militarized. I didn't find that in this book. There was a good mix of WWII information and personal information. I ... Read full review

Contents

Thanksgiving
Missing Mothers
Fleeing Spain
The Power of Perfume
French Industrialists
Winner Takes
Small Success
The Madness of Uncle Jules
Absence of Control
Escape at the End of 1943
Travelling Light 19 A Path to Freedom
Serendipity
Dr Jones and the New Weapons
Dark London
Birth of a Feminist
Loss

An Economist and a Cartographer
The Mind of the Caudillo
A Real
Sweet Douce France
A War Dinner
Another Night a New Crime
Saving Rue Papote
Correspondence
The Mysterious Dr Salazar
Parlez Moi dAmour
The Savoy
Mrs Roosevelts List
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Claude Lambert is born in Belgium, worked in France as a geochemist and retired in the United States to be close to the American part of her family .She published in French a novel and a series of children stories. She also co-authored a political book illustrated by Virginia Haggard-Leirens, the author of “My life with Chagall.“Her recent books in English are distributed by Ingram and can be found easily on Amazon. “On Pets and Men” are humorous very short stories. “Vague Souvenir” is a world war 2 fiction.

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