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  - Tiffy_Reads - LibraryThing

Let me say first off, this book though fictional is based on real true life events that happened in France July 16, 1942. I had no knowledge of this even what so ever. I even googled it because I was ... Read full review

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User Review  - sochri - LibraryThing

I couldn't put it down, and even after I did I couldn't stop thinking about it. I had never heard about these events in Paris and now want to learn more. 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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