Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



The flight portfolio / Julie Orringer.

Orringer, Julie, (author.).

Available copies

  • 32 of 42 copies available at Bibliomation.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rockville Public Library. (Show)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rockville Public Library F ORR B&T (Text to phone) 34035144451610 Adult Fiction Available -
Bethel Public Library NEW ORRINGER (Text to phone) 34030142862983 Adult New Fiction Checked out 10/25/2019
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport FIC ORRINGER (Text to phone) 34000081465593 Adult New Fiction Available -
Brookfield Library F/ ORRINGER (Text to phone) 34029145624952 Adult Fiction Available -
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport FIC ORRINGER (Text to phone) 34000081465601 Adult New Fiction Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC ORRINGER (Text to phone) 34014141719907 Hot Off The Hold Shelf Available -
Cornwall Library F ORR (Text to phone) 33240141073240 Adult Fiction Available -
Derby Public Library FIC ORR (Text to phone) 34047141764309 Adult New Fiction Available -
Douglas Library - North Canaan F ORR (Text to phone) 33490002538704 Adult New Fiction Available -
Douglas Library of Hebron FIC ORR (Text to phone) 33400142828618 Adult Fiction Available -
Next 10 »

Record details

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This is a Borzoi book."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"In 1940, Varian Fry - a Harvard educated American journalist - traveled to Marseille carrying three thousand dollars and a list of imperiled artists and writers he hoped to rescue within a few weeks. Instead, he ended up staying in France for thirteen months, working under the veil of a legitimate relief organization to procure false documents, amass emergency funds, and set up an underground railroad that led over the Pyrenees, into Spain, and finally to Lisbon, where the refugees embarked for safer ports. Among his many clients were Hannah Arendt, Franz Werfel, Andre Breton, Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp, and Marc Chagall. The Flight Portfolio opens at the Chagalls' ancient stone house in Gordes, France, as the novel's hero desperately tries to persuade them of the barbarism and tragedy descending on Europe."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Fry, Varian, 1907-1967 > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > France > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Refugees > Fiction.
Jewish refugees > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.

Additional Resources