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The Resource Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 : a novel, Francine Prose

Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 : a novel, Francine Prose

Label
Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 : a novel
Title
Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Francine Prose
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a teenager, athlete and Olympic hopeful Louisianne “Lou” Villars travels to Paris, where she becomes a coat check girl at the infamous Chameleon Club, a cabaret favored by the city's bohemian demimonde, Lou falls in (and out of) love with performer Arlette, eventually achieving notoriety as a cross-dressing professional racecar driver with connections to the Nazi party.
Summary
As a teenager, athlete and Olympic hopeful Louisianne “Lou” Villars travels to Paris, where she becomes a coat check girl at the infamous Chameleon Club, a cabaret favored by the city's bohemian demimonde, Lou falls in (and out of) love with performer Arlette, eventually achieving notoriety as a cross-dressing professional racecar driver with connections to the Nazi party. Inspired by the subjects of Brassaï's iconic 1932 photograph "Lesbian Couple at the Monocle," Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932, draws on the real-life experiences of Violette Morris and her contemporaries. -- Description by Gillian Speace
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Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10301641
Cataloging source
PABRO
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 : a novel, Francine Prose
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
436 pages
Isbn
9780061713781
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
107212242
Label
Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 : a novel, Francine Prose
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
436 pages
Isbn
9780061713781
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
107212242

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