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Villa Air-Bel

by Rosemary Sullivan

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24254120M
ISBN 109780061582929, 9780061582936

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Books By Rosemary Sullivan All Villa Air-Bel: World War II, Escape, and a House in Marseille by Rosemary Sullivan Kindle Edition. $ $ 8 Hardcover. $ $ . TO THE ELLIOTT BAY BOOK COMPANY COMMUNITY I’ve become the dullest of correspondents with distant family and friends. As each week now seems exactly identical to the one before, I find I have little new or particularly interesting to say, and hear myself repeating the .

Villa Air-Bel World War II, Escape, and A House in Marseille (Book): Sullivan, Rosemary: France, The once-glittering boulevards of Paris teem with spies, collaborators, and the Gestapo now that France has fallen to Hitler's Wehrmacht. It was on this circumstance that three enterprising Americans concentrated their efforts in the first two years of the war. Biographer and poet Rosemary Sullivan is a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto. Her 14 books include the critically acclaimed Villa Air-Bel: World War II, Escape and a House in Marseille and Labyrinth of Desire: Women, Passion and Romantic Obsession.


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Rosemary Sullivan has written poetry, short fiction, biography, literary criticism, reviews and articles. Her recent books include the critically acclaimed Villa Air-Bel and Labyrinth of Desire. She is a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto, and has been awarded Guggenheim, Camargo, and.

Villa Air-Bel is a most welcome book, a triumph of the human spirit. Philadelphia Inquirer. Praise for Villa Air-Bel: “A moving and richly detailed account.

Boston Globe. Sullivan draws on previously secret documents and interviews with Svetlana’s American daughter, her friends, and the CIA “handler” who escorted her to the U.S.

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Sullivan's Villa Air-Bel sings of the good deeds of those heroes of so long ago. It memorializes the lives of the great men and women of the rescue team who were bastions of humanity in a time of man's most shameful display of sadistic cruelty. Villa Air-Bel is a most welcome book, a triumph of the human spirit.Villa Air-Bel is a powerfully told, meticulously researched true story.

Rosemary Sullivan explores the diaries, memoirs, and letters of the individuals involved while uncovering their private worlds and the web of relationships they developed.5/5.Villa Air-Bel | France, The once glittering boulevards of Paris teem with spies, collaborators, and the Gestapo now that France has fallen to Hitler's Wermacht.

For André Breton, Max Ernst, Victor Serge, Marc Chagall, Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry, Remedios Varo, Benjamin Péret, and scores of other cultural elite denounced as enemies of the Third Reich, fear and uncertainty define daily life.