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Wisdom House Books Launches World War II Novel The Paris Photo by Jane S. Gabin

Academic and educator Dr. Jane S. Gabin takes inspiration from her father's history in the crafting of this historical narrative, which focuses on the Jewish experience in wartime Paris.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Sept. 20, 2018 - s4story -- Wisdom House Books announces the forthcoming publication of Dr. Jane S. Gabin's novel, which will debut on October 24, 2018. There are more readers today who have been indirectly affected by the legacy of WWII than who have personally lived through it. Perhaps because of this generational connection with parents' or grandparents' experiences, fascination with WWII history never seems to wane. The Paris Photo offers a unique perspective by focusing in on Jewish experiences during the Nazi occupation of Paris. The novel is a rare blend of personal connection and historical accuracy; Gabin's academic research skills surface the intricate details suggested to her by her father's experiences, which inspired the novel.

The Paris Photo tells the story of American soldier Ben Gordon and his relationship with a young mother, Simone, just after the Liberation of Paris in August 1944. The past is linked to the present through Ben's daughter, whose only hint of the relationship is through a photograph of her father with two women and a young boy in a Parisian home. Why didn't her father ever discuss this past? Can she get in touch with the young boy photographed and if so, will he be able to tell her about her father's history? The Paris Photo creates a vivid picture of life in Paris during the dark days of Occupation, as well as a depiction of the contemporary city that still carries scars from the war.

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Reviews:

"Jane S. Gabin's The Paris Photo fascinated me. Being sensitive to how some of her characters suffered often made my heart tremble. But then my feelings would soar and my heart could stay open, because in plunging into it I could see how well the author's characters faced the City of Light's dark past."

—Dr. Alan T. Marty, author

Seldom does historical fiction provide the reader with such profound insights into the Holocaust's impact. The Paris Photo is a moving and thoroughly researched account of modern history's darkest hours.

—Sharon Halperin, Director, The Holocaust Speakers Bureau

For more information about Dr. Gabin and her work, visit http://www.theparisphoto.com

Facebook: @JaneSGabinauthor

Twitter: @JaneSGabin

Contact
Clara Jackson
PR Director
Wisdom House Books
***@wisdomhousebooks.com


Source: Wisdom House Books

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