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The Two Hotel Francforts

The Two Hotel Francforts( )
Author: Leavitt, David
ISBN:978-1-59691-043-0
Publication Date:Jun 2014
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

It is the summer of 1940, and Lisbon, Portugal, is the only neutral port left in Europe-a city filled with spies, crowned heads, and refugees of every nationality, tipping back absinthe to while away the time until their escape. Awaiting safe passage to New York on the SSManhattan, two couples meet: Pete and Julia Winters, expatriate Americans fleeing their sedate life in Paris; and Edward and Iris Freleng, sophisticated, independently wealthy, bohemian, and beset by the...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Erotica / General
Fiction / Historical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.65 x 8.37 x 0.74 Inches
Book Weight:0.55 Pounds
Author Biography
Leavitt, David (Author)
David Leavitt's first collection of stories, "Family Dancing," was a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award & the PEN/Faulkner Prize. "The Lost Language of Cranes" was made into a BBC film, & "While England Sleeps" was shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times Fiction Prize. Leavitt is also the author of "Equal Affections," "A Place I've Never Been," "Arkansas," & "The Page Turner." With Mark Mitchell, he coedited "The Penguin Book of Short Stories" & "The Pages Passed from Hand to Hand" & cowrote "Italian Pleasures." He is recipient of fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation & the National Endowment for the Arts.

He divides his time between Italy and Florida.

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