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Girl in the Afternoon

Girl in the Afternoon

(2016)
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"A tale brimming over with secrets, betrayals and redemption. Burdick keeps readers riveted." -RT Book Reviews (5 Stars HOT)
"Moving, surprising, and thought-provoking." -The Emerald City Book Review

"Burdick brings the sights and sounds of the Paris of the Impressionists to life." -Historical Novel Society

"A provocative tale of family secrets, betrayal, and the renewal of self-discovery." -Heather Webb, author of Rodin's Lover

"Girl in the Afternoon is a love story, a mystery, a tragedy, and a moving study of the human capacity to contain both reckless error and surprising redemption." -Carrie Brown, author of The Stargazer's Sister

Born into a wealthy Parisian family at the center of Belle Epoque society, 18-year-old Aimee Savaray dreams of becoming a respected painter in the male-dominated art world; and secretly, she also dreams of being loved by Henri, the boy her parents took in as a child and raised alongside her.

But when Henri inexplicably disappears, in the midst of the Franco-Prussian war, the Savarays' privileged lives begin to unravel. Heartbroken, Aimee tries to find him, but Henri doesn't want to be found--and only one member of the family knows why.

As Aimee seeks refuge in the art world, mentored by the Impressionist Edouard Manet, she unwittingly finds her way back to Henri. With so many years gone by and secrets buried, their eventual reunion unmasks the lies that once held the family together, but now threaten to tear them apart.

A rich and opulent saga, Girl in the Afternoon brings the Impressionists to life in this portrait of scandal, fortune, and unrequited love.

Genre: Historical
 
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Hardback Editions

July 2016 : USA Hardback
Title: Girl in the Afternoon: A Novel of Paris
Author(s): Serena Burdick
ISBN: 1-250-08267-6 / 978-1-250-08267-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Kindle Editions

July 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Girl in the Afternoon: A Novel of Paris
Author(s): Serena Burdick
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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