The Verdun Affair

The Verdun Affair

A Novel

Audiobook CD - 2018
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In 1920, two young Americans meet in Verdun, the city in France where one of the most devastating battles of the war was waged. Tom is an orphan from Chicago, a former ambulance driver now gathering bones from the battlefield; Sarah is an expatriate from Boston searching for the husband who wandered off from his division and hasn't been seen since. Quickly, the two fall into a complicated affair against the ghostly backdrop of the ruined city. Months later, Sarah and Tom meet again at the psychiatric ward of an Italian hospital, drawn there by the appearance of a mysterious patient the doctors call Douglas Fairbanks, a shell-shocked soldier with no memory of who he is. At the hospital, Tom and Sarah are joined by Paul, an Austrian journalist with his own interest in the amnesiac. Each is keeping a secret; each has been shaken by the horrors of war.
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2018]
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781508255024
1508255024
Characteristics: 7 audio discs (9 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in
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Additional Contributors: Roy, Jacques (Jacques David), - Narrator

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