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The Resource The Perfume Collector

The Perfume Collector

Label
The Perfume Collector
Title
The Perfume Collector
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Tessaro
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A remarkable novel about secrets, desire, memory, passion, and possibility.Newlywed Grace Monroe doesn't fit anyone's expectations of a successful 1950s London socialite, least of all her own. When she receives an unexpected inheritance from a complete stranger, Madame Eva d'Orsey, Grace is drawn to uncover the identity of her mysterious benefactor.Weaving through the decades, from 1920s New York to Monte Carlo, Paris, and London, the story Grace uncovers is that of an extraordinary women who inspired one of Paris's greatest perfumers. Immortalized in three evocative perfumes, Eva d'Orsey's history will transform Grace's life forever, forcing her to choose between the woman she is expected to be and the person she really is.The Perfume Collector explores the complex and obsessive love between muse and artist, and the tremendous power of memory and scent
Summary
After receiving a large inheritance from a complete stranger, London socialite and newlywed Grace Monroe searches for the identity of her mysterious benefactor and uncovers the story of a unique woman who inspired one of Paris' greatest perfumers, which transforms her own life
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10179427
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tessaro, Kathleen
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Romance
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Perfume Collector
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062257857
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Perfume Collector
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780062257857
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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