Fernand: A French Family in War

Laurent Pernot
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Amputated of one of its members, a French family attempts to cope during World War II. Neither German collaborators nor Resistance fighters, but decidedly anti-German, Marcel and Denise are, like most French people between 1939 and 1945, passengers of history who simply try to survive.

A fictionalized short story based on family documents and oral history, Fernand: a French Family in War also draws upon scholarship to capture the essence of life in occupied France.

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About the author

Laurent Pernot was raised in Valentigney, France. He first came to the U.S. as a foreign exchange student. He holds a master's degree in political science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he also studied history and writing. A former reporter and public affairs consultant, he is a college administrator in Chicago. He lives in the Chicago area with his wife Jennifer and sons Gabriel, Luca and Leo.

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Publisher
Laurent Pernot
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Published on
Feb 8, 2017
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Pages
48
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Biography & Autobiography / Survival
History / Europe / France
History / Military / World War II
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This content is DRM protected.
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