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Ridgefield Library FIC CARTER (Text to phone) 34010150275302 Adult New Fiction Checked out 09/29/2021

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"As Leonora and Max embark on remarkable journeys together and apart, the full story of their tumultuous and passionate love affair unfolds, spanning time and borders as they seek to reunite and reclaim their creative power in a world shattered by war. When their paths cross with Peggy Guggenheim, an art collector and socialite working to help artists escape to America, nothing will be the same"--Provided by publisher
1937. British socialite and painter Leonora Carrington meets Max Ernst, an older, married artist whose work has captivated Europe. She follows him to Paris, and gains recognition under her own name. When Max and his circle are denounced as "degenerates" and arrested, Leonora battles terrifying circumstances to survive. 1940. A train carrying exiled German prisoners from a labor camp arrives in southern France, but face capture by the Nazis. Only one man does not flee, determined to ride the train until he reaches home, to find a woman he refers to simply as "her." -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Carrington, Leonora, 1917-2011 > Fiction.
Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898-1979 > Fiction.
Social classes > Fiction.
Women artists > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
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