The Paris Seamstress by Natasha Lester audiobook

The Paris Seamstress

By Natasha Lester
Read by Penelope Rawlins

14.96 Hours 09/18/2018 Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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For readers of Lilac Girls and The Nightingale comes a World War II novel that spans generations, crosses oceans, and proves just how much two young women are willing to sacrifice for love and family. 1940: As the Germans advance upon Paris, young seamstress Estella Bissette is forced to flee everything she’s ever known. She’s bound for New York City with her signature gold dress, a few francs, and a dream: to make her mark on the world of fashion. Present day: Fabienne Bissette journeys to the Met’s annual gala for an exhibit featuring the work of her ailing grandmother - a legend of women’s fashion design. But as Fabienne begins to learn more about her beloved grandmother’s past, she uncovers a story of tragedy, heartbreak and family secrets that will dramatically change her own life.

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Summary

Summary

A BookBub Editors' Pick for Historical Fiction

For readers of Lilac Girls and The Nightingale comes a World War II novel that spans generations, crosses oceans, and proves just how much two young women are willing to sacrifice for love and family.

1940: As the Germans advance upon Paris, young seamstress Estella Bissette is forced to flee everything she’s ever known. She’s bound for New York City with her signature gold dress, a few francs, and a dream: to make her mark on the world of fashion.

Present day: Fabienne Bissette journeys to the Met’s annual gala for an exhibit featuring the work of her ailing grandmother - a legend of women’s fashion design. But as Fabienne begins to learn more about her beloved grandmother’s past, she uncovers a story of tragedy, heartbreak and family secrets that will dramatically change her own life.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The Paris Seamstress is a gorgeously rich and romantic novel about young women finding their way in the world.” Kate Forsyth, author of Bitter Greens

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Author

Author Bio: Natasha Lester

Author Bio: Natasha Lester

Natasha Lester worked as a marketing executive for cosmetic company L’Oréal, managing the Maybelline brand, before returning to university to study creative writing. She completed a master of creative arts as well as her first novel, What Is Left Over, After, which won the TAG Hungerford Award for Fiction. Her second novel, If I Should Lose You, was followed by A Kiss from Mr. Fitzgerald in 2016 and Her Mother’s Secret in 2017.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 14.96
Audience: Adult
Language: English