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The Bridal Chair—Available March 2015

The Bridal Chair by Gloria Goldreich - Sourcebooks Book Club


Genre:Historical Fiction


Binding: Trade Paper


For Book Clubs Who Loved: Sarah’s Key, Claude & Camille, The Botticelli Secret

Book Club Mood Match:

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You’re ready for something that’s deeper than the Mariana Trench. You need a book that will bring tears to your eyes and encourage conversation that will carry on long into the night.

Praise for The Bridal Chair

“In what is perhaps Gloria Goldreich’s best and most penetrating novel, the reader discovers four extraordinary women whose destinies reflect our own turbulent times.” — Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel

About the Book

As a child growing up in 1920s Paris, Ida Chagall copes with her father Marc Chagall’s brilliant artistic mind, overbearing ego, and the tight leash he keeps on her. But as Ida blossoms into a young woman, she begins to glimpse freedom and opportunities for herself. When she falls in love for the first time, her father paints “The Bridal Chair” as her wedding present, a symbol of his anger that pierces Ida to the heart. Against a backdrop of the Nazi invasion of France, Ida fights for her own survival as an independent young woman while nurturing the dark creative genius of her parents.

Quick Book Club Food and Beverage Guide

Best Book Club Snacks: Éclairs, croissants, mini quiche, cheese tray (we suggest brie cheese with grapes)

Best Wine: French white wine; We suggest: Pascal Jolivet Sancerre, La Vieille Ferme Blanc, Bouchard Pere & Fils Meursault

Best Beer: French Ale; We suggest: St Amand, 3 Monts, Belzebuth

Best Coffee: French Vanilla Coffee; We suggest: Gevalia French Vanilla, Dunkin Donuts French Vanilla, Trader Joe’s French Vanilla

Best Tea: Mint Tea; We suggest: TAZO Zen, Celestial Mint Magic, Yogi Refreshing Mint Vital energy

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