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The Hotel on Place Vendome: Life , Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris.
by The Paris Ritz) Mazzeo, Tilar J.

Publisher Information:
Harper Collins,, New York:: 2014..

A Near Fine tight copy with a remainder mark on the bottom edge in a Fine dust jacket. Tilar J. Mazzeo traces the history of this cultural landmark from its opening in fin de siècle Paris. At its center, The Hotel on Place Vendôme is an extraordinary chronicle of life at the Ritz during wartime, when the Hôtel was simultaneously headquarters to the highest-ranking German officers, such as Reichsmarshal Hermann Göring, and home to exclusive patrons, including Coco Chanel. Mazzeo takes us into the grand palace’s suites, bars, dining rooms, and wine cellars, revealing a hotbed of illicit affairs and deadly intrigue, as well as stunning acts of defiance and treachery. Set against the backdrop of the Nazi occupation of World War II, The Hôtel on Place Vendôme is the captivating history of Paris’s world-famous Hôtel Ritz—a breathtaking tale of glamour, opulence, and celebrity; dangerous liaisons, espionage, and resistance.


Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
Book Id: 26554

Price: $45.00

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