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The book thief

Author: Markus Zusak; White, Trudy
Publisher: London Black Swan, 2013. ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : Black Swan editionView all editions and formats
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Contemporary fiction. Film tie-in. Narrated in the all-knowing matter-of-fact voice of Death, witnessing the story of the citizens of Molching. By 1943, the Allied bombs are falling, and the sirens begin to wail. Liesel shares out her books in the air-raid shelters. But one day, the wail of the sirens comes too late.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Markus Zusak; White, Trudy
ISBN: 9780552779739 0552779733
OCLC Number: 873090708
Notes: Film tie-in.
Originally published: Sydney : Pan Macmillan, 2005.
Description: 553 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Markus Zusak ; with illustrations by Trudy White.

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