A Very Long Engagement

A Very Long Engagement

Book - 1993
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Baker & Taylor
In 1919, a young wheelchair-bound woman in France begins a quest to find out if her fiance, supposedly killed in the line of duty two years earlier, might still be alive

McMillan Palgrave

Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Audrey Tautou
From the Director of Amélie, Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Blackwell North Amer
Set during and after the First World War, A Very Long Engagement tells the story of a young woman's search for her fiancé, whom she believes might still be alive despite having officially been reported as "killed in the line of duty." Unable to walk since childhood, fearless Mathilde Donnay is undeterred in her quest as she scours the country for information about five wounded French soldiers who were brutally abandoned by their own troops. A Very Long Engagement is a mystery, a love story, and an extraordinary portrait of life in France before and after the War.

& Taylor

In 1919, Mathilde Donnay, a young wheelchair-bound woman in France, begins a quest to find out if her fiancé, supposedly killed in the line of duty two years earlier, might still be alive. Reprint. 50,000 first printing. (A Warner Bros. Independent Pictures film, releasing Fall 2004, directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, starring Audrey Tautou & Jodie Foster) (Historical Fiction)

Publisher: New York : Picador, c1993
ISBN: 9780312424589
Branch Call Number: FIC JAP
Characteristics: 327 p. ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Coverdale, Linda


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