The Girl in the Blue Beret

The Girl in the Blue Beret

Streaming Audiobook - 2011
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Inspired by a true story, the bestselling author of In Country offers a gorgeous, haunting novel about an airline pilot coming to terms with his past, and searching for the people who saved him during World War II. After Marshall Stone's B-17 bomber was shot down in occupied Europe in 1944, people in the French Resistance helped him escape to safety. One of the brave French people who risked their lives for him was a lively girl in Paris-a girl identified by her blue beret. After the war Marshall returned to America, raised a family, and became a successful airline pilot. He tried to forget the war. Now, in 1980, he returns to France and finds himself drawn back in time-memories of the crash, the terror of being alone in a foreign country where German soldiers were hunting down fallen Allied aviators, the long months of hiding. Marshall finds the people who helped him escape from the Nazis and falls in love with the woman who was the girl in the blue beret. He also discovers astonishing revelations about the suffering of the people he had known during the war. Bobbie Ann Mason's novel, inspired by her father-in-law's wartime experiences, is a beautifully woven story of love, war, and second chances.
Publisher: [United States] : AudioGO, Ltd. : Made available through hoopla, 2011.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9780792778042
0792778049
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 40 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Sullivan, Fred
hoopla digital

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