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The book thief

Author: Markus Zusak
Publisher: London : Black Swan, 2014.
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. By her brother's graveside, Liesel's life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow. It is The Gravedigger's Handbook, left there by accident, and it is her first act of book thievery. So begins a love affair with books and words, as Liesel, with the help of her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Markus Zusak
ISBN: 9780552779739 0552779733
OCLC Number: 861357516
Notes: Film tie-in.
Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2007.
Now a major film from Twentieth Century Fox.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Markus Zusak.

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Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. This title tells her story and the story of the inhabitants of  Read more...

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