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The Race for Paris

The Race for Paris

A novel by

National Bestseller

David J. Langum, Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction, Honorary Mention for 2015

The New York Times bestselling author of The Wednesday Sisters returns with a moving and powerfully dynamic World War II novel about two American journalists and an Englishman, who together race the Allies to Occupied Paris for the scoop of their lives.

Normandy, 1944. To cover the fighting in France, Jane, a reporter for the Nashville Banner, and Liv, an Associated Press photographer, have endured enormous danger and frustrating obstacles - including strict military regulations limiting what women correspondents can. Even so, Liv wants more.

Encouraged by her husband, the editor of a New York newspaper, she's determined to be the first photographer to reach Paris with the Allies, and capture its freedom from the Nazis.

However, her Commanding Officer has other ideas about the role of women in the press corps. To fulfill her ambitions, Liv must go AWOL. She persuades Jane to join her, and the two women find a guardian angel in Fletcher, a British military photographer who reluctantly agrees to escort them. As they race for Paris across the perilous French countryside, Liv, Jane, and Fletcher forge an indelible emotional bond that will transform them and reverberate long after the war is over.

Based on daring, real-life female reporters on the front lines of history like Margaret Bourke-White, Lee Miller, and Martha Gellhorn - and with cameos by other famous faces of the time - The Race for Paris is an absorbing, atmospheric saga full of drama, adventure, and passion. Combining riveting storytelling with expert literary craftsmanship and thorough research, Meg Waite Clayton crafts a compelling, resonant read.

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Hardback Editions

May 2016 : USA Library Binding
Title: The Race for Paris
Author(s): Meg Waite Clayton
ISBN: 1-62899-952-7 / 978-1-62899-952-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point
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August 2015 : USA Hardback
Title: The Race for Paris: A Novel
Author(s): Meg Waite Clayton
ISBN: 0-06-235463-9 / 978-0-06-235463-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
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Paperback Editions

August 2016 : USA Paperback
Title: The Race for Paris: A Novel
Author(s): Meg Waite Clayton
ISBN: 0-06-235464-7 / 978-0-06-235464-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
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Audio Editions

August 2015 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Race for Paris
Author(s): Meg Waite Clayton
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

August 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Race for Paris: A Novel
Author(s): Meg Waite Clayton
Publisher: Harper
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