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The book thief

Author: Markus Zusak
Publisher: Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can't resist--books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Markus Zusak
ISBN: 9780330423304 0330423304 9780330425971 0330425978
OCLC Number: 227035000
Notes: Previously published: Sydney : Picador, 2005.
Awards: Short-listed for British Book Awards: Waterstones Newcomer of the Year Award 2008
Description: 584 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Markus Zusak.

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It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can't resist--books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement.

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