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Villa Air-Bel
Rosemary Sullivan

France, 1940. The once glittering boulevards of Paris teem with spies, collaborators, and the Gestapo now that France has fallen to Hitler's Wermacht. For AndrÉ Breton, Max Ernst, Victor Serge, Marc Chagall, Consuelo de Saint-ExupÉry, Remedios Varo, Benjamin PÉret, and scores of other cultural elite denounced as enemies of the Third Reich, fear and uncertainty define daily life. One wrong glance, one misplaced confidence, could mean arrest, deportation, and death. Their only

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Villa Air-Bel: World War II, Escape, and a House in Marseille
Rosemary Sullivan

France, 1940. The once glittering boulevards of Paris teem with spies, collaborators, and the Gestapo now that France has fallen to Hitler's Wermacht. For Andr� Breton, Max Ernst, Marc Chagall, Consuelo de Saint-Exup�ry, and scores of other cultural elite who have been denounced as enemies of the Third Reich the fear of imminent arrest, deportation, and death defines their daily life. Their only salvation is the Villa Air-Bel, a ch�teau outside Marseille where a group of young people will go

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The Red Shoes: Margaret Atwood Starting Out
Rosemary Sullivan

International award-winning and best-selling author, Canadian cultural icon, feminist role model, "man-hater," wife, mother, private citizen and household name -- who is Margaret Atwood? Rosemary Sullivan, award-winning literary biographer, has penned The Red Shoes: Margaret Atwood Starting Out, the first portrait of Canada's most famous novelist, focusing on her childhood and formative years as a writer and the generation she grew up in.

When Margaret Atwood was a little girl

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Labyrinth of Desire
Rosemary Sullivan

It’ s a book that women talk to their girlfriends about, and a book they’ d like their lovers to read. It’ s an “ intellectually sexy experience” that lyrically, wittily and provocatively explores women’ s history of romantic obsession through the telling and deconstruction of a passionate love affair.

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Shadow Maker: The Life of Gwendolyn MacEwen
Rosemary Sullivan

There is no doubt Rosemary Sullivan is a biographer of extraordinary talent. Her first biography, By Heart: Elizabeth Smart: A Life

was a bestseller and nominated for a Governor General’ s Award. Her third biography, The Red Shoes: Margaret Atwood, Starting Out, was also a highly acclaimed national bestseller. And her second, Shadow Maker, won the Governor General’ s Award for Non-Fiction, the Canadian Authors Association Award for Non-Fiction, the
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