The evacuation of art from the Louvre as the Germans neared Paris in 1940 began a journey of the "Mona Lisa" and others around France, conducted by museum staff to keep these treasures out of German hands. The story of this effort is given comprehensively and excitingly here, illustrated with 100 photographs.
Gerri Chanel is a prize-winning freelance journalist. She lived in France for five years, where she began the research for Saving Mona Lisa. She now divides her time between Paris and New York.
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