Paris 1934: Victory in Retreat

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In Depression-era France, Sorbonne student Sandrine works with American reporters covering momentous political battles raging on the streets of Paris. In summer, she pursues amorous adventures of her own during the festive Bastille Day celebrations. Destinies intersect in October 1934 when a Yugoslav king arrives in France for an important state visit and a historically startling climax. More

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Words: 85,810
Language: English
ISBN: 9780982596012
About Paul A. Myers

Paul A. Myers is the author of the contemporary satirical novel "Greek Bonds and French Ladies," and the history-based novels "A Farewell in Paris," "Paris 1935: Destiny's Crossroads," "Paris 1934: Victory in Retreat" and "Vienna 1934: Betrayal at the Ballplatz." He also publishes short travel culture essays under the series name "French Sketches." Previously, he wrote the maritime history "North to California: The Spanish Voyages of Discovery 1533-1603." He is a self-employed CPA and lives in Claremont CA with his wife Minche, where both are active in fine arts groups. Myers served as co-president of the Scripps College Fine Arts Foundation 2008-2012. Paul and his wife are amateur francophiles and visit France regularly.

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Review by: Albert Robbins on May 24, 2011 :
Although the story was well written, the details were the devil in this one. I appreciated the historical accuracy involved but I thought that the character introductions came late and kept the reader from getting into the character's story. Other than that it was a good story.
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