The girl in the blue beret: A Novel
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|Grouped Work ID||284e2071-1b9d-23e0-8206-c3d685e6a3ce|
|Grouping Title||girl in the blue beret|
|Grouping Author||mason bobbie ann|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-07-23 14:39:59PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-07-23 14:40:33PM|
|author||Mason, Bobbie Ann|
|author_display||Bobbie Ann Mason|
|available_at_catalog||Cary Community, East Regional, Eva H. Perry Regional, North Regional|
|detailed_location_catalog||Cary Community - Adult Fiction, East Regional - Adult Fiction, Eva H. Perry Regional - Adult Fiction, North Regional - Adult Fiction|
Inspired by the wartime experiences of her father-in-law, Bobbie Ann Mason has crafted the haunting and profoundly moving story of an American World War II pilot shot down in Occupied Europe, and his wrenching odyssey of discovery, decades later, as he uncovers the truth about those who helped him escape in 1944.
At twenty-three, Marshall Stone was a confident, cocksure U.S. flyboy stationed in England, with several bombing raids in a B-17 under his belt. But when enemy fighters forced his plane to crash-land in a Belgian field during a mission to Germany, Marshall had to rely solely on the kindness of ordinary Belgian and French citizens to help him hide from and evade the Nazis. Decades later, restless and at the end of his career as an airline pilot, Marshall returns to the crash site and finds himself drawn back in time, unable to stop thinking about the people who risked their lives to save Allied pilots like him. Most of all, he is obsessed by the girl in the blue beret, a courageous young woman who protected and guided him in occupied Paris.
Framed in spellbinding, luminous prose, Marshall's search for her gradually unfolds, becoming a voyage of discovery that reveals truths about himself and the people he knew during the war. Deeply beautiful and impossible to put down, The Girl in the Blue Beret is an unforgettable story—intimate, affecting, exquisite—of memories, second chances, and one intrepid girl who risked it all for a stranger.
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|isbn||9780679604945, 9780792778042, 9781400067183|
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|owning_library_catalog||Wake County Public Libraries|
|owning_location_catalog||Cary Community, East Regional, Eva H. Perry Regional, North Regional|
|record_details||ils:616850|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Random House,|2011.|pages ; cm., overdrive:8b8628fc-e707-4bc1-8e83-9dc19959e38e|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Blackstone Publishing|2011|, overdrive:e2d080af-f237-41ad-8eb2-09aed7f45d9e|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Publishing Group|2011||
|subject_facet||Historical fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Europe -- Fiction|
|title_display||The girl in the blue beret|
|title_full||The Girl in the Blue Beret A Novel, The girl in the blue beret / a novel by Bobbie Ann Mason|
|title_short||The girl in the blue beret|
|topic_facet||Aerial operations, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literature, Underground movements, World War, 1939-1945|