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The Perfume Collector

A Novel

By Kathleen Tessaro, 1965- author

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.

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2013

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Format: Book
Author: Tessaro, Kathleen, 1965- author
Summary: 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 woman 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.
Title: The perfume collector : a novel / Kathleen Tessaro.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : HarperCollins, 2013
Subject: Socialites -- Fiction Perfumes -- Fiction. Inspiration -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9780062257833 0062257838
Current Holds: 1
System Items Available: 0
System Items Total: 3
Call Number: F Tessaro
Oclc: 813286813
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Bib Id: 431844

Format: Book
Author: Tessaro, Kathleen, 1965- author.
Summary: 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 woman 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.
Title: The perfume collector : a novel / Kathleen Tessaro.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : HarperCollins, 2013
Description: 456 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects: Socialites -- Fiction
Subjects: Perfumes -- Fiction.
Subjects: Inspiration -- Fiction.
ISBN: 9780062257833
ISBN: 0062257838
Requests: 1
Available Copies: 0
Total Copies: 3
Call Number: F Tessaro