Elena Shapiro - 13 Rue Therese

Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 11:00am
Join us for coffee or tea as Elena Shapiro reads from 13 Rue Therese ($14.99). This imaginative novel tells the story of a young American scholar who discovers a box full of early 20th century artifacts in his Paris office. The pictures, letters, and objects he finds unfold the life of a charming and feisty Frenchwoman who lived through both World Wars.

Elena Mauli Shapiro was born and raised in Paris, France in an apartment below the real-life Louise Brunet's. She has a BA from Stanford University in English and French, an MFA in Fiction Writing from Mills College, and an MA in Comparative Literature from UC Davis. This novel was a finalist for the 2009 Bakeless literary prize.
 
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13, rue Thérèse: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316083331
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Reagan Arthur Books - March 5th, 2012

American academic Trevor Stratton discovers a box full of artifacts from World War I as he settles into his new office in Paris. The pictures, letters, and objects in the box relate to the life of Louise Brunet, a feisty, charming Frenchwoman who lived through both World Wars.