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It was not fate that led Jeanne, a Communist militant enrolled in the
Resistance, to meet François, a cocky cat burglar and natural-born
cynic. Less still was she predestined to have to run away with him to
escape the French police and the Gestapo. In the France of June 1944,
where raids and denunciations are still rife, their fates are about to
be intricately bound, for better or for worse.