Sarah's Key

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John Murray, 2008 - Americans - 294 pages
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Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten-year-old girl, is arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours.

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User Review  - Leslie - Goodreads

This book was very good. The only reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5, was because it made me want to cry every time I picked it up. Read full review

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User Review  - Emilie - Goodreads

Sarah's Key begins telling the story of Julia Jarmond and her family in Paris, France 2002 and a little girl in 1942, later to be revealed as Sarah. Upon beginning the story of Julia, the book seems ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Tatiana de Rosnay was born in the suburbs of Paris. She is of English, French and Russian descent and was raised in Paris and Boston. She has worked as Paris Editor for Vanity Fair, and currently writes for French ELLE and Psychologies Magazine.

Since 1992, Tatiana has published eight novels in French. Sarah's Key is her first novel written in her mother tongue, English, and it has already been translated into 20 languages. She is married with two children and lives in Paris.

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