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From Kirkus Reviews "In the current vogue of French nostalgia-guilt for the Occupation, Germaine Germain -- monstre sacre, chanteuse, mistress, moll -- offers her memoirs. In the '30's she managed to insinuate herself into the circles of such notables as Mistinguette (her ""godmother""), ""Monsieur Alexandre"" (the Getty of his time), Chevalier, Piaf, and Cocteau. But the ...more
Hardcover, First U.K. Edition, 256 pages
Published 1973 by Hart-Davis, MacGibbon (first published January 1st 1972)
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Sep 03, 2016 Bill rated it it was ok
Not really sure if this is fiction or biography ,as there are many real people involved. In any event, it's as boring as hell, so I gave up halfway through. You probably wouldn't be able to find it anyway, but don't try to.
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Born in Castres, Tarn to a wealthy family, Peyrefitte went to Jesuit and Lazarist boarding schools and then studied language and literature in Toulouse. After graduating first of his year from Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris in 1930, he worked as an embassy secretary in Athens between 1933 and 1938. Back in Paris, he had to resign in 1940 for personal reasons before being reintegrated in ...more
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