The Paris Library By Janet Skeslien Charles
- Narrated by: Nicky Diss, Sarah Feathers, Esther Wane, Janet Skeslien Charles
- Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
- Release date: 02-09-21
The Paris Library AudioBook Summary
An instant New York Times, Washington Post,and USA Today best seller – based on the true story of the heroic librarians at the American Library in Paris during World War II – The Paris Library is a moving and unforgettable “ode to the importance of libraries, books, and the human connections we find within both”. (Kristin Harmel, New York Times best-selling author)
Paris, 1939: Young and ambitious Odile Souchet seems to have the perfect life with her handsome police officer beau and a dream job at the American Library in Paris. When the Nazis march into the city, Odile stands to lose everything she holds dear, including her beloved library. Together with her fellow librarians, Odile joins the Resistance with the best weapons she has: books. But when the war finally ends, instead of freedom, Odile tastes the bitter sting of unspeakable betrayal.
Montana, 1983: Lily is a lonely teenager looking for adventure in small-town Montana. Her interest is piqued by her solitary, elderly neighbor. As Lily uncovers more about her neighbor’s mysterious past, she finds that they share a love of language, the same longings, and the same intense jealousy, never suspecting that a dark secret from the past connects them.