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The Flight Portfolio By Julie Orringer The Flight Portfolio The long awaited new work from the best selling author of The Invisible Bridge takes us back to occupied Europe in this gripping historical novel based on the true story of Varian Fry s extraor

  • Title: The Flight Portfolio
  • Author: Julie Orringer
  • ISBN: 0307959406
  • Page: 268
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Flight Portfolio By Julie Orringer The long awaited new work from the best selling author of The Invisible Bridge takes us back to occupied Europe in this gripping historical novel based on the true story of Varian Fry s extraordinary attempt to save the work, and the lives, of Jewish artists fleeing the HolocaustIn 1940, Varian Fry a Harvard educated American journalist traveled to Marseille carrying thr The long awaited new work from the best selling author of The Invisible Bridge takes us back to occupied Europe in this gripping historical novel based on the true story of Varian Fry s extraordinary attempt to save the work, and the lives, of Jewish artists fleeing the HolocaustIn 1940, Varian Fry a Harvard educated American journalist traveled to Marseille carrying three thousand dollars and a list of imperiled artists and writers he hoped to rescue within a few weeks Instead, he ended up staying in France for thirteen months, working under the veil of a legitimate relief organization to procure false documents, amass emergency funds, and set up an underground railroad that led over the Pyrenees, into Spain, and finally to Lisbon, where the refugees embarked for safer ports Among his many clients were Hannah Arendt, Franz Werfel, Andr Breton, Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp, and Marc Chagall The Flight Portfolio opens at the Chagalls ancient stone house in Gordes, France, as the novel s hero desperately tries to persuade them of the barbarism and tragedy descending on Europe Masterfully crafted, exquisitely written, impossible to put down, this is historical fiction of the very first order, and resounding confirmation of Orringer s gifts as a novelist Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryI
    The Flight Portfolio By Julie Orringer

    The Flight Portfolio by Julie Orringer The Flight Portfolio is a historical fiction novel by Julie Orringer based on the life of Varian Fry In , France is occupied by Germany and the world is enveloped in another war Varian Fry, an American journalist, travels to Marseille, France w. The Flight Portfolio A novel The flight portfolio in the title of Julie Orringer s new novel, The Flight Portfolio, is a collection of paintings, drawings, and other artistic endeavors put together by fleeing artists and authors in Marseilles, France in They had come into what was then Vichy, France and were trying to The Flight Portfolio A novel eBook Orringer The flight portfolio in the title of Julie Orringer s new novel, The Flight Portfolio, is a collection of paintings, drawings, and other artistic endeavors put together by fleeing artists and authors in Marseilles, France in They had come into what was then Vichy, France and were trying to The Flight Portfolio Julie Orringer Mar , The Flight Portfolio F rom award winning author Julie Orringer a gripping, emotionally powerful narrative that, like her first novel, The Invisible Bridge, brilliantly juxtaposes the sweep of history with the fate of the individual The Flight Portfolio tells the story of one young American s quest to save the lives of artists and writers fleeing the Nazis after the invasion of France. The Flight Portfolio by Julie Orringer About The Flight Portfolio MARSEILLE, Varian Fry, a Harvard educated journalist and editor, arrives in France Recognizing the darkness descending over Europe, he and a group of like minded New Yorkers formed the Emergency Rescue Committee, helping artists and writers escape from the Nazis and immigrate to the United States. THE FLIGHT PORTFOLIO Kirkus Reviews May , the flight portfolio by Julie Orringer RELEASE DATE May , An elegant, meditative novelistic reconstruction of critical years in the life of Varian Fry, the American classicist who is honored at Yad Vashem as righteous among the nations for his work rescuing victims of The Flight Portfolio by Julie Orringer Summary and reviews The Flight Portfolio opens at the Chagalls ancient stone house in Gordes, France, as the novel s hero desperately tries to persuade them of the barbarism and tragedy descending on Europe Masterfully crafted, exquisitely written, impossible to put down, this is historical fiction of the very first order, and resounding confirmation of Orringer s gifts as a novelist.

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    1. Elyse Walters on said:

      To be in Marseille, not Paris, still carried a certain novelty, a whiff of the unknown If Paris reeked of sex, opera, art, and decadent poverty, Marseille reeked of underground crime, opportunism, trafficked cocaine, rowdy tavern song Paris was a woman, a fallen woman in the arms of her Nazi captors but Marseille was a man, a schemer in a secondhand coat, ready to sell his soul or whatever else came quickly to hand It doesn t take long to fall in love with Varian Fry who was an American To be in [...]

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