Kristin Hannah - "The Nightingale"
Warwick's, Wednesday, February 11 at 7:30pm
Warwick's is hosting New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah on Wednesday, February 11th at 7:30pm to present her epic love story and family drama set at the dawn of World War II, The Nightingale. Kristin Hannah is the bestselling author of many acclaimed novels, including On Mystic Lake, Between Sisters, The Things We Do for Love, Comfort & Joy, and Magic Hour. This event is free and open to the public. Reserved Seating is available. Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed. Please call the Warwick's Book Department at 858-454-0347 for more information. In love we find out who we want to be. In war we find out who we are.
In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn’t believe that the Nazis will invade France...but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in planes that fill the skies and drop bombs upon the innocent. When a German captain requisitions Vianne’s home, she and her daughter must live with the enemy or lose everything. Without food or money or hope, as danger escalates all around them, she is forced to make one impossible choice after another to keep her family alive.
Vianne’s sister, Isabelle, is a rebellious eighteen-year-old girl, searching for purpose with all the reckless passion of youth. While thousands of Parisians march into the unknown terrors of war, she meets Gäetan, a partisan who believes the French can fight the Nazis from within France, and she falls in love as only the young can...completely. But when he betrays her, Isabelle joins the Resistance and never looks back, risking her life time and again to save others.
With courage, grace and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of WWII and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women’s war. The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France--a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women. It is a novel for everyone, a novel for a lifetime.
Location: Street: 7812 Girard Ave City: La Jolla, Province: California Postal Code: 92037 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Kristin Hannah discusses and signs The Nightingale
Vroman's Bookstore, Friday, February 13 at 7pm
From the #1 New York Times best selling author Kristin Hannah comes The Nightingale, an epic love story and family drama that centers on two sisters. Older sister Vianne Mauriac see her husband go off to the Front, never really believing that the Nazis will invade France until they do, leaving Vianne to do all she can to keep her and her daughter alive and well. At the same time Vianne's passionate younger sister Isabelle is on the search for her purpose, briefly finding it when she falls completely in love with and joins Gäetan, a partisan who believes the French can fight the Nazis from within France. But when Gäetan betrays her, Isabelle joins the Resistance and never looks back, risking her life time and again to save others. With courage, grace and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of WWII and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women's war. Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author's most recent title from Vroman's. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman's Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman's receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.
Location: Street: 695 E. Colorado Blvd City: Pasadena, Province: California Postal Code: 91101 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Kristin Hannah returns to Poulsbo with her new book Nightingale
Liberty Bay Books, Saturday, March 7 at 6:30pm
Join us in welcoming back PNW author Kristin Hannah to Poulsbo with her new book Nightingale
Location: Street: 18881 D Front Street Additional: POB 1396 City: Poulsbo, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98370 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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