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The hotel on Place Vendôme : life, death, and betrayal at the Hôtel Ritz in Paris

Tilar J. Mazzeo author.

First edition.. 2014

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (TX 941 .R5 M39 2014 )()

  • Title:
    The hotel on Place Vendôme : life, death, and betrayal at the Hôtel Ritz in Paris
  • Author: Tilar J. Mazzeo author.
  • Description: The Hôtel Ritz, the mirror of Paris -- This Switzerland in Paris : June 1940 -- All the talk of Paris : June 1, 1898 -- Dogfight above the Place Vendôme : July 27, 1917 -- Diamonds as big as the Ritz : September 1, 1940 -- The Americans drifting to Paris : 1944 -- The French actress and her Nazi lover -- The Jewish bartender and the German Resistance -- The American wife and the Swiss director -- The German general and the fate of Paris -- The press corps and the race to Paris -- Ernest Hemingway and the Ritz liberated -- Those dame reporters : August 26, 1944 -- The last trains from Paris -- Coco's war and other dirty linen -- The blond bombshell and the nuclear scientists -- From Berlin with love and last battles in Paris : 1945 -- Waning powers in Paris : June 1951 -- The war's long shadow : May 29, 1969.
    "Set against the backdrop of the Nazi occupation of World War II, [this book examines the] history of Paris's world-famous Hôtel Ritz, a ... tale of glamour, opulence, and celebrity; dangerous liaisons, espionage, and resistance"
    Taking readers behind the doors of Paris's Hotel Ritz during the Nazi occupation of World War II, this extraordinary chronicle reveals a hotbed of illicit affairs, deadly intrigues, courageous acts of defiance and treachery and the people and events that made this opulent cultural landmark legendary.
  • Local Note: acq2016his
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper
  • Format: xxii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780061791086 (hardcover) :;ISBN 0061791083 (hardcover);ISBN 0062323342 (international edition);ISBN 9780062323347 (international edition)
  • Subjects: Ritz Hotel (Paris, France) -- History; Ritz Hotel (Paris, France); German Occupation of France (1940-1945); France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945; France; 1940 - 1945; History
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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