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Sarah’s Key Audiobook

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Written by Tatiana de Rosnay

Narrated by Polly Stone

Published on December 12, 2008

Audio is 1666 hours and 40 minutes

About Sarah’s Key:

Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel’ d’Hiv’ roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family’s apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours.

Paris, May 2002: On Vel’ d’Hiv’s 60th anniversary, journalist Julia Jarmond is asked to write an article about this black day in France’s past. Through her contemporary investigation, she stumbles onto a trail of long-hidden family secrets that connect her to Sarah. Julia finds herself compelled to retrace the girl’s ordeal, from that terrible term in the Vel d’Hiv’, to the camps, and beyond. As she probes into Sarah’s past, she begins to question her own place in France, and to reevaluate her marriage and her life.

Tatiana de Rosnay offers us a brilliantly subtle, compelling portrait of France under occupation and reveals the taboos and silence that surround this painful episode.

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An American journalist researches the notorious roundup of Parisian Jews and uncovers her French family’s war-era secrets.

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TATIANA DE ROSNAY was born in the suburbs of Paris and is of English, French and Russian descent. She is the author of nine French novels. She also writes for French ELLE, and is a literary critic for Psychologies magazine. Tatiana de Rosnay is married and has two children. SARAH’S KEY is her first novel written in her mother tongue, English.

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“Polly Stone’s delivery of Sarah’s story is riveting with its spare emotional power.” —AudioFile Magazine

“This is a remarkable historical novel, a book which brings to light a disturbing and deliberately hidden aspect of French behavior towards Jews during World War II. Like Sophie’s Choice, it’s a book that impresses itself upon one’s heart and soul forever.” —Naomi Ragen, author of The Saturday Wife and The Covenant

Sarah’s Key unlocks the star crossed, heart thumping story of an American journalist in Paris and the 60-year-old secret that could destroy her marriage. This book will stay on your mind long after it’s back on the shelf.” —Risa Miller, author of Welcome to Heavenly Heights

“The story is heart-wrenching, and Polly Stone gives an excellent performance, keeping a low-key tone through descriptions of horror that would elicit excessive dramatics from a less talented performer.” —Publishers Weekly

Sarah’s Key opens a door into this heartbreaking WWII episode that’s been cloaked in silence, making it intensely real and affecting.” —Book Page

“Tatiana de Rosnay offers us a brilliantly subtle, compelling portrait of France under occupation and reveals the taboos and silence that surroudn this painful episode.” —News-Record

“Polly Stone’s flawless transitions alternate between English and French and the 1942 and present time setting of two stories.” —The Chapel Hill Herald

Sarah’s Key was published on December 12, 2008.

The Sarah’s Key Audiobook is 1666 hours and 40 minutes. Speechify has the Unabridged edition version of the audiobook.

Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.

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Subjects in Sarah’s Key

Sarah’s Key includes the following subjects: Jewish. The BISAC Subject Code is Fiction, Contemporary Women.

About the Author(s) of Sarah’s Key

The author of Sarah’s Key is Tatiana de Rosnay.

About the Narrator of Sarah’s Key Audiobook

The narrator for the Sarah’s Key Audiobook is Polly Stone.

Sarah’s Key Audiobook Additional Info

The imprint is Macmillan Audio. It is supplied by MPS. The ISBN-10 is 1427207569. The ISBN-13 is 9781427207562.

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